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Corporate entry Materials Research Laboratories (1974 - 1994)

Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO)

From
19 September 1974
Maribyrnong, Victoria, Australia
To
31 March 1994
Functions
Defence Research and Defence Industries
Reference No
CA 2557
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Maribyrnong, Victoria

Summary

In September 1974 the Defence Standards Laboratories (MRL) became the Materials Research Laboratories. In 1977 MRL's Woodville North section was transferred from DSTO to CSIRO Division of Manufacturing Science and Technology. In 1985 the laboratories came under the control of the Royal Australian Navy. In March 1994 the Materials Research Laboratories joined with the Aeronautical Research Laboratories to form the Aeronautical and Maritime Research Laboratories of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

Published resources

Books

  • Gleeson, John, From horseshoe nails to high power lasers: the changing role of the Materials Research Laboratories, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1980. Details
  • Gleeson, John, From horseshoe nails to high-power lasers: the changing role of the Materials Research Laboratories, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1981. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith