"The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is the Australian Governments lead agency charged with applying science and technology to protect and defend Australia and its national interests. DSTO delivers expert, impartial advice and innovative solutions for Defence and other elements of national security. [...]. DSTO supports Australia's defence by: Investigating future technologies for defence applications; Ensuring Australia is a smart buyer of defence equipment; Developing new defence capabilities; Enhancing existing capabilities by increasing operational effectiveness, improving safety, maximising availability and reducing the cost of ownership. DSTO's capability also supports whole-of-government national security needs."
Commonwealth of Australia