DSTO conducts research aimed at providing the Australian Defence Force with a capability edge.

Experimental aerodynamics

JSF model in the low speed wind tunnel

DSTO operates a number of aerodynamic test facilities, enabling researchers to conduct experiments over a broad range of conditions, from very low to transonic airspeeds.

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Structural Fatigue Testing

Fatigue test of PC-9 aircraft

DSTO is a world leader in full scale fatigue testing, conducting fatigue tests on many military and civilian air structures and engine components.

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