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Corporate entry Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science (CACDS) (c. 1946 - ?)

From
c. 1946
Australia
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body and Defence Industries

Summary

The Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Defence Science (CACDS) was established after the Second World War for the purpose of co-ordinating defence technology developments. It soon became limited to items such as clothing, food and stores.

Published resources

Books

  • Wisdom, John, A History of Defence Science in Australia, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, 1995, 267 pp. Details

Reviews

  • Sherratt, Tim, review of Cain, Frank, 'Arming he Nation: a History of Defence Science and Technology in Australia' (1999), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 13, no. 4, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2001, pp. 538-539. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/109/issue/3266.htm. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith