Defence Science and Technology Group Revenue and Competitors

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Canberra, AU



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  • Defence Science and Technology Group's estimated annual revenue is currently $583.4M per year.(i)
  • Defence Science and Technology Group's estimated revenue per employee is $431,200

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  • Defence Science and Technology Group has 1353 Employees.(i)
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The Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group (formerly DSTO) is the Australian government's lead agency charged with applying science and technology to protect and defend Australia and its national interests. DST Group delivers expert, impartial advice and innovative solutions for Defence and other elements of national security. DST Group's vision is to be a world leader in defence science and technology — indispensable in transforming the Australian Defence Force and Australia's national security. DST Group seeds and shapes the perceptions and priorities of Defence for the use of science and technology and provides scientific and technical support to current Defence operations. Other key roles for DST Group include investigating future technologies for Defence and national security applications and ensuring Australia is a smart buyer and user of Defence equipment. DST Group develops new Defence and national security capabilities, and enhances existing capabilities by increasing performance and safety and reducing the cost of ownership of Defence assets. We work collaboratively with other science and government agencies to strengthen national security and assist industry to become better at supporting Defence's capability needs. Headed by the Chief Defence Scientist, DST Group has an annual budget of approximately $440 million and employs around 2,600 staff, predominantly scientists, engineers, IT specialists and technicians. DST Group has a presence in nearly every State and Territory in Australia.



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Defence Science and Technology Group News

2022-04-20 - How Defence scientists gave a voice to the 'silent Anzac'

... relied heavily on technology developed by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), as it was then called. The team was...

2022-04-06 - 115 years of Defence science

The Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) is now the second-largest publicly funded research agency after the CSIRO, but still has...

2022-04-06 - Sharp focus is a game changer

For Professor Tanya Monro, head of the Defence Science and Technology Group and Australia's Chief Defence Scientist, the high-stakes...

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