Minister’s Award for Protection Against IEDs

Dr Andrew Piotrowski has been awarded the 2018 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science for developing life-saving equipment against improvised explosive devices (IED).

Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne congratulated Dr Piotrowski, saying his innovative work saved the lives of countless Australian and Coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“For over 20 years, Dr Piotrowski has contributed to the design, development, manufacture and insertion of force protection systems into operational theatres when no such countermeasures existed” Minister Pyne said.

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Source: Mirage News