DSTO Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia
The DMTC Armour Applications Program has been awarded the 2013 Defence Science and Technology Organisation Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
The team working in the Armour Applications Program includes representatives from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Thales Australia, Bluescope Steel, Bisalloy Steels, University of Wollongong, The University of Melbourne, Defence Science and Technology Organisation and Swinburne University of Technology.
The Armour Applications Program has won the 2013 Australian Museum Defence Science and Technology Organisation Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia for their contributions to safety and performance through advancing material and manufacturing techniques.
“These new materials and manufacturing techniques are already protecting Australian troops in Afghanistan,” the Director of the Australian Museum, Frank Howarth said. “They will lead to a safer environment for all of us.”
A big congratulations goes to all who have participated in the Armour Applications Program and contributed to DMTC winning this prestigious award.
To watch the video announcing the DMTC Armour Applications Program as the winners of this award please click here.
To watch the youtube video describing the DMTC Armour Applications Program please click here.
To see all the finalists and winners of the 2013 Eureka Prizes, click here.Posted by DMTC on September 5th, 2013