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  1. Enhanced Virtual World for Test-Driving Aircraft - 21 August, 2009

    DSTO's upgraded Air Operations Simulation Centre

    Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today opened a $1.7 million upgrade of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) flight simulation research facility at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), which will provide crucial support for future military aircraft.

  2. Trialling hypersonic flight at Woomera - 22 May, 2009

    Test vehicle launch as part of hypersonics trial at Woomera, South Australia, 7 May 2009.

    Next-generation air vehicles with the potential to dramatically reduce inter-continental travel times are now one step closer to reality with the successful completion of preliminary hypersonic flight trials at the Woomera Test Range.

  3. A smarter Defence for a more complex world - 4 May, 2009

    Cyber security

    The Minister for Defence, the Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP, and the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, the Hon Warren Snowdon MP, announced that the 2009 Defence White Paper outlines significant improvements in the ability for Defence to defeat future threats and adapt to new challenges.