Topic: Science, Technology & Innovation

Scientist takes evidence collection to a new level on ADF operations

Published on by LEUT Peter Croce (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

(L) Defence Science and Technology Organisation research scientist, Dragana Calic observes (R) Primary Warfare Officer, Lieutenant Commander Barton Harrington, RAN and Tactical Anti-Submarine Officer, Lieutenant Andrew Erven, RAN in the Operations Room of HMAS Darwin, during a boarding. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

(L) Defence Science and Technology Organisation research scientist, Dragana Calic observes (R) Primary Warfare Officer, Lieutenant Commander Barton Harrington, RAN and Tactical Anti-Submarine Officer, Lieutenant Andrew Erven, RAN in the Operations Room of HMAS Darwin, during a boarding.

Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) scientist Dragana Calic admits that watching six tonnes of hashish being hauled onto a deck of an Australian warship made for an interesting day in the office.

WWI wreck AE2 recorded and preserved in the Sea of Marmara

Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), Defence Science and Technology Organisation (photographer)

Starboard ballast pump suction and discharge pressure gauges of AE2. (photo: DSTO)

Starboard ballast pump suction and discharge pressure gauges of AE2.

More than 99 years after it was scuttled in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the wreck of Australian submarine AE2, laying at the bottom of Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, is underway.

BLUElink project helps Navy understand and protect the marine environment

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Lieutenant James Fethers deploys one of fourteen ARGO buoys to be deployed by HMAS Melbourne. (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

Lieutenant James Fethers deploys one of fourteen ARGO buoys to be deployed by HMAS Melbourne.

A decade long project involving the Royal Australian Navy, CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has delivered an Australian first and world class ocean forecasting system.

Defence launches book on Nulka missile decoy

Published on by Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert MP (author), ABIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

The Nulka active missile decoy was conceived by DSTO and built under an Australian-US collaboration program. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

The Nulka active missile decoy was conceived by DSTO and built under an Australian-US collaboration program.

A book covering the development of an Australian innovation that has contributed significantly to Naval ship protection has been launched by Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert MP.