Commonwealth Defence Science Organisation.

Function
Defence Administration; Defence Industries
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1471730

Biographies

The Commonwealth Defence Science Organisation ran a Food Study Group during the 1970s. It ran the Armed Forces Food Science Establishment which was formed in1971. This group ran limited trial food production facilities and studies of nutritional requirements and physiological conditions of food for survival under the range of climatic and terrain conditions of concern to Australian forces.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Commonwealth Defence Science Organisation
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Primary description of agency CA 6756; Surveillance Research Laboratory, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Salisbury [South Australia]. Registration of entity: 13 January 1988.
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2002
    Series: RecordSearch
  3. Primary description of agency CA 5199; Electronics Research Laboratory, Defence Research Centre, Salisbury [South Australia], Registration of entity: 18 November 1986
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  4. Primary description of agency CA 3040; Defence Research Centre, Salisbury [South Australia], Registration of entity: 30 September 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  5. Primary description of agency CA 4389; (from 1987) Maritime Systems Division/ (by Feb 1988) Defence Science and Technology Organisation/ (by Aug 1988) DSTO Sydney, Underwater Weapons and Countermeasure Systems Division/ (from 1992) DSTO Sydney, Marine Operations Division. Registration of entity: 24 December 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2002
    Series: RecordSearch
  6. Primary description of agency CA 5501; Advanced Engineering Laboratory, Defence Research Centre, Salisbury [South Australia], Registration of entity: 18 November 1986
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  7. Primary description of agency CA 5200; Weapons Research Laboratory, Defence Research Centre, Salisbury [South Australia], Registration of entity: 18 November 1986
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  8. Primary description of agency CA 2552; Defence Research/ (by 1956) Defence Standards Laboratories, Alexandria, New South Wales
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  9. Primary description of agency CA 6154; Defence Research Centre [Scottsdale, Tasmania], Registration of entity: 16 December 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  10. Sixty years of engineering in the RAAF
    Noble, R.
    Published: 1980
    Series: The Royal Aeronautical Society, Australian Division, Melbourne Branch, Sir Lawrence Wackett Lecture
  11. Forty Years of Army Design
    Wisdom, J. C.
    Published: Engineering Development Establishment, Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1979
  12. Primary description of agency CA 2798; Joint Tropical Trials Research Establishment/ (from 1988) Department of Defence [III], Materials Research Laboratory, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Queensland. Registration of entity: 29 November 1978
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2002
    Series: RecordSearch
  13. Primary description of agency CA 2555; Defence Research and Industrial Laboratories (also known as Defence Research Laboratories, [Maribyrnong, Victoria]). Registration of entity: 30 September 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2002
    Series: RecordSearch
  14. Primary description of agency CA 6758; Electronics Research Laboratory, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Salisbury [South Australia]. Registration of entity: 15 January 1988.
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2002
    Series: RecordSearch
  15. To Explore and Exploit the Unknown: a History of Defence Science at DSTO Maribyrnong 1922-2004
    Smith, Dennis K.
    Published: Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Fishermans Bend, 2005
  16. Aeronautical Research Laboratory 1939-1989: 50 Years of Research and Development for Australia's Defence
    Mann, J. Y.
    Published: Aeronautical Research Laboratory, Melbourne, 1989
  17. Malaria frontline: Australian Army research during World War II
    Sweeney, Tony
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Victoria, 2003
  18. Fit to Fight: from Butter to Bullets: Defence Food Science in Australia
    Richards, R. J.
    Published: 1991
    Series: Food Australia, 43, 9, 415-417
  19. A History of Defence Science in Australia
    Wisdom, John
    Published: Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, 1995
  20. Defence Science and Technology
    Farrands, J. L. and Wisdom, J. C.
    Published: Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Technology in Australia 1788-1988: A Condensed History of Australian Technological Innovation and Adaptation During the First Two Hundred Years
  21. Engaging with Leviathan: a Historian's Perspective on Using the Scientific Archives of the Department of Defence
    Morton, Peter
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1995
    Series: Recovering Science: Strategies and Models for the Past, Present and Future: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the University of Melbourne, October 1992, 51-56
  22. Armed and Ready: the Industrial Development and Defence of Australia, 1900-1945
    Ross, A.T.
    Published: Turton & Armstrong, Sydney, 1995
  23. Arming the Nation: a History of Defence Science and Technology in Australia
    Cain, Frank
    Published: Australian Defence Studies Centre, Canberra, 1999
  24. Sherratt, Tim
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2001
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 13, 4, 538-539
  25. Smith, F. B.
    Published: 2003
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 14, 4, 549-550
  26. The Contribution of the Royal Australian Navy to the Development of Underwater Medicine in Australia
    Dowsett, Michael
    Published: 2004
    Series: Health and History, 6, 2, 92-96
  27. Defence Radar Development in Australia: 1939 to the Present
    Sinnott, D. H.
    Published: 2005
    Series: IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, 20, 11, 27-31
  28. Primary description of agency CA 2556; Defence Standards Laboratories [Maribyrnong, Victoria]. Registration of entity: 30 September 1987
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2002
    Series: RecordSearch
  29. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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