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Recognised scholars and experts have been exchanging written views on whether Australia’s strategic future should include nuclear capabilities. A recent op-ed has unchained a similar debate in Germany.

The UK Ministry for Defence (MoD) has recently released a report into the contribution of Defence to the economic prosperity of the UK.

A who’s who of CEOs, engineers and scientists from the technology industry have signed a global pledge to “neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons.”

Defence has submitted feedback to the Defence Trade Controls Act review calling for greater control over Australian tech exports that contribute to national security.

The Garden Island Bayinguwa Delivery Team will be responsible for managing the demolition of two deteriorated wharves and constructing a single new wharf in their place.

Year 12 students gathered at Lockheed Martin’s office this week to go through the art of the possible when it comes to the application of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills under the National Youth Science Program (NYSF).

Ten Flinders University students are set to kick off international careers with a number of leading French companies, following their success in the June 2018 round of Nicolas Baudin ‘Internships in France’ scholarships.

The Northrop Grumman Foundation announced that it is sponsoring six Australian students and teachers to attend Space Camp at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Soldier On, a non-profit that provides specialised care for transitioning service members, is seeking federal funding for a new centre ahead of this year’s Invictus Games.

Former Minister for Defence David Johnston has been appointed as the first Australian Defence Export Advocate.

Medical countermeasures are an important sovereign capability for military or civilian personnel in a range of scenarios including biological warfare or chemical attacks.

The 2017 US-AUS Robotics and Autonomy Workshop was part of a wider program of bilateral activities for the US delegation and its counterparts in the DST Group.

Students from the Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS) have pursued their career ambitions at Boeing’s simulation, analysis and pilot training facilities in Brisbane.

Fifty teams from 27 countries competed in the championships of the popular STEM program F1 in Schools, with Hyperdrive, a team of four students from Trinity Grammar School in Victoria taking the top spot.

Nine universities, TAFEs and industry organisations have come together to ensure academia will produce the graduates industry will need for the long haul.