Minister To Award Defence's Top Research Scientists

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THE HON. WARREN SNOWDON MP

Minister for Defence Science and Personnel




Thurs, 28 October, 2010

07/10

MEDIA ALERT


Minister to award Defence’s top research scientists



What:

Presentation of the 2010 Minister’s Award for Achievement in

Defence Science 

When

9.45 am for 10 am start and 11:45 Press Conference

Friday 29 October 2010


Location:

Defence Science & Technology Organisation

506 Lorimer Street, Fishermans Bend, Victoria


Interview and

photo

Opportunities:


Warren Snowdon,  Minister for Defence Science & Personnel 

Award winning scientists

Media contact:

Alice Plate 0400 045 999

Event contact:



Steve D’Arcy 03 9626 7133 or 0419 991 909


Background:


The annual award is given for the most outstanding contribution

to Defence by an Australian research scientist.  


This year’s award winner is being recognised for his technical

excellence in extending the life cycle of Australia’s combat

aircraft. With his innovative solutions he has not only delivered

huge cost savings to Defence he has reinforced Australia’s

reputation as a world leader in aircraft life extension technology. 


The Minister will also present international awards to Australian

scientists for their achievements in defence research while

collaborating with their overseas colleagues from the USA, UK,

Canada and NZ. 









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