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  1. Rough-riding study of in-vehicle cognitive performance - 10 December, 2010

    Human in-vehicle cognitive studies in progress

    DSTO is investigating the ability of Defence personnel to manage their tasks while travelling in ground vehicles.

  2. Graduate Recruitment Now Open - 9 December, 2010

    DSTO is looking for the best and brightest

    Join the cutting edge team at DSTO. We need bright, motivated people who have completed (or are about to complete) undergraduate and post-graduate qualifications!

  3. DSTO’s solutions kept F-111 soaring - 3 December, 2010

    As Australia\'s F-111 fleet retires, the Minister for Defence Science & Personnel, Warren Snowdon, praised the significant contribution made by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

  4. Winners Announced In International Robotics Challenge - 17 November, 2010

    Winning Team Michigan's Edwin Olsen explains the concept of his robot design to Chief Defence Scientist Prof Robert Clark and Deputy Chief Defence Scientist Dr Warren Harch.

    After 461 days of preparation and five days of demonstrations displaying ground-breaking robotics technologies, three teams from America have topped the inaugural Multi Autonomous Ground-robotics International Challenge (MAGIC 2010).

  5. Mission accomplished, robots await verdict - 12 November, 2010

    The three top teams from the MAGIC event will be announced next week at the Land Warfare Conference

    Five teams of super-smart robots have safely returned to base after carrying out a daunting mission in the finale of the Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC), which concluded at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds on Friday.

  6. Predicting the future of the JSF - 11 November, 2010

    Roger Vodicka

    DSTO welcomes back Roger Vodicka from a three-year posting to the U.S. where he provided specialist technical advice to the JSF Program.

  7. Defence Scientists Receive International Awards - 29 October, 2010

    Loris Molent presented with the 2010 Minister’s Award for Achievement by Warren Snowdon

    On Friday 29 October, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, presented international awards to 13 Australian defence scientists whose research has significantly enhanced Defence capabilities.

  8. DSTO Hercules propeller balancing software adopted internationally - 28 September, 2010

    Hercules Propellor

    DSTO has developed software for Air Force C-130J aircraft to vastly improve the process of dynamic balancing of propellers to reduce vibration levels

  9. International virtual military exercise starts - 21 September, 2010

    DSTO's Simulation Centre

    The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, the Hon Warren Snowdon MP has announced the commencement of one of the world\\\'s largest co-ordinated virtual military exercises between Australian, American, British and Canadian defence forces.

  10. New Ministerial team for Defence - 13 September, 2010

    New Defence Ministerial Team

  11. Tracking technology wins DSTO Eureka Prize - 18 August, 2010

    Dr Ba-Ngu Vo and Dr Ba-Tuong Vo, winners of the 2010 Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in support of Defence or National Security.

    A team led by Professor Ba-Ngu Vo at the University of Western Australia has won the 2010 Eureka Prize for “Outstanding Science in support of Defence or National Security” sponsored by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

  12. Australian team among six to face final robot grand challenge - 27 July, 2010

    Team members from the successful Magician team preparing their robot for the semi-final selection

    Six high-tech teams from the U.S., Turkey, Japan and Australia have made it to the finals of an international challenge to develop the next generation of fully autonomous robots that could undertake dangerous missions on the future battlefield.

  13. Vale David Warren AO: 1925 - 2010 - 20 July, 2010

    Dr David Warren

    Dr David Warren, DSTO inventor of the Black Box flight data recorder, has died.

  14. The heat is on for international robot race - 18 June, 2010

    Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Materiel and Science

    Four Australian and eight overseas technology teams are gearing up this month for the elimination round in the international challenge to find the next generation of fully autonomous robots that can carry out defence missions in the battlefield of the future

  15. HMAS Sydney inquiry team commended - 3 June, 2010

    Members of the DSTO-led HMAS Sydney II investigation team with Chief of the Defence Force, Air Marshal angus Houston

    Members of the DSTO-led multi-disciplinary investigation team that supported the Commission of Inquiry into the loss of HMAS Sydney II have received personal commendations from the Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston

  16. Scientists Armed with Additional Funds to Defend Australia - 13 May, 2010

    Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Materiel and Science

    The 2010 Federal Budget has delivered an additional $138 million in funding to to help Defence scientists and engineers protect and defend Australia and its national interests.

  17. Finger printing toxic organisms - 28 April, 2010

    DSTO is working with local and international partners to track ricin production

    Australia may soon be better equipped to investigate and prosecute chemical biological incidents, pin-pointing the origin of toxic plant organisms.

  18. HIFiRE: Five times the speed of sound - 22 March, 2010

    DSTO and the US AFRL successfully complete a second hypersonic flight at the Woomera test range

    Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced that the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have successfully completed a second hypersonic flight at the Woomera Test Range.

  19. Minister recognises scientific excellence - 11 March, 2010

    Over the Horizon Radar expert Dr Gordon Frazer

    The prestigious Minister\'s Award for Achievement in Defence Science for 2009 has been awarded to a Defence scientist who has devoted his career to enhancing Australia\'s long-distance surveillance capability.

  20. DSTO staff on location help develop solutions - 8 February, 2010

    Operations Analyst Dr Peter Dawson on location in Timor Leste

  21. Defence Science Critical for Maritime Security - 27 January, 2010

    Maritime security to be discussed at the Maritime Defence Technology Symposium