Defence Science and Technology

The Defence Science and Technology's (DST) largest Australian operation is based in Adelaide, adjacent to RAAF Base Edinburgh.

DST is home to more than 1200 highly skilled scientists, engineers, IT specialists and support staff undertaking military research into areas such as surveillance systems, autonomous systems, electronic warfare, information systems, propulsion and energy, weapons effects, human science and operations analysis.

DST works closely with local industry, universities and the scientific community, advising and delivering technology solutions to support Australia's defence and national security.

Its Partnerships and Outreach Group coordinates and develops interactions with industry, academia, overseas agencies and other Australian government agencies.

For further information please direct all enquiries to Sumen Rai, Manager, Defence Science and Technology at Defence SA. Tel: +61 8 8463 7102 or