The Navy provides maritime forces that contribute to the ADF's capacity to defend Australia, contribute to regional security, support global interests, shape the strategic environment and protect national interests. This is achieved by providing maritime patrol and response; interdiction and strategic strike; protection of shipping and off-shore territories and resources; maritime intelligence collection and evaluation; hydrographic and oceanographic operations; and escort duties. Peacetime activities include maritime surveillance and response within Australia's offshore maritime zones; hydrographic, oceanographic and meteorological support operations; humanitarian assistance; and maritime search and rescue.
Broadspectrum designs, funds, constructs, operates, and maintains major projects and infrastructure assets across diverse industries. This includes a 30-year legacy in Australia’s naval and maritime sector as part of our company’s chapter as Transfield Services and continues today with our maintenance work on the Collins Class Submarines in South Australia.
We provide industry with smart asset and work management practices that reduce cost and increase reliability and the lifecycle of army, navy and airforce equipment and assets. We do this by harnessing the lessons and innovations of our heritage in major hazardous facilities and complex engineering environments, as well as equipping our local delivery teams with global technology and insights, from our position as part of one of the world’s largest infrastructure and services companies, Ferrovial.
As a top ten supplier to the Defence industry, Broadspectrum is known for working collaboratively to create a safe, reliable and trusted experience across sustainment, support, and operations and exercises services.
Milkor is a privately owned South African company established in 1981. We design, develop and manufacture all our defence and security products in-house. Our capabilities range between Air, Land, Sea, Cyber and Weapons. Our systems are designed and manufactured for the end users’ specific missions and can be tailored to the end users’ requirements. Our air systems consist of three different unmanned aerial vehicles that ranges from handheld options up to our 12-meter wingspan MA380. Our 4x4 armoured personnel carrier offers comfort with toughness and reliability, optimising performance with a spacious operating zone. Offering variants of the vehicle from ambulance to command unit.
Our Sea systems offer a high-speed interceptor craft known as the 12-meter MN Centurion and is available in both unmanned and manned versions. With a unique hydrofoil assisted catamaran design that can be fitted with various ballistic protection offered with customizable weapon systems, surveillance and radars provides for a world-class all-round solution. We are the original designer and manufacturer of the hand held 40mm Multiple Grenade Launcher weapon systems. Over the past 38 years, we have supplied in excess of 62,000 weapons to more than 65 countries worldwide to military and law enforcement ranging from lethal to less-lethal.
CEA is a private Australian company specialising in the design, development, manufacture and through life support of radar, missile illumination and communication technologies. The company was founded in 1983 and has grown on the basis of commitment to technological innovation and successful product development.
CEA has its headquarters in Canberra with design and manufacturing facilities across the Canberra, Adelaide and Melbourne sites. Support facilities are located in Perth, Brisbane, Newcastle and internationally in Columbia, USA.
CEA’s capabilities include electronic, software, mechanical & system design, development, manufacturing, integration, test and sustainment. The whole of life system capabilities include advanced manufacturing and antenna test facilities. These include specialised CAD/CAM systems, automated form-in-place 3D printing and one of the larger anechoic chambers in Australia. Complete digital & RF printed circuit board assembly and repair capabilities including an automated surface mount assembly line and 3D X-Ray support for complex assemblies.
The company’s proven system of systems engineering capability enables it to integrate and deliver large networks of sensor EW and communication capabilities. The individual systems include packaging and form factors suitable for maritime, airborne and land applications. Many systems are also configured for relocatable and transportable applications with operation across a wide range of environmental conditions.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide.
The people we all rely on to make the world go round – they rely on Thales. Our customers come to us with big ambitions: to make life better, to keep us safer.
Combining a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, our architects design and deliver extraordinary high technology solutions. Solutions that make tomorrow possible, today. From the bottom of the oceans to the depth of space and cyberspace, we help our customers think smarter and act faster - mastering ever greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. With 64,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €15.8 billion in 2017.
Thales in Australia is a trusted partner of the Australian Defence Force and is also present in commercial sectors ranging from air traffic management and ground transport systems to security systems and services. Employing around 3,600 people, Thales in Australia recorded revenues of more than A $1.2 billion in 2017 and export revenue of over A$1.6 billion in the past 10 years.
Close collaborative relationships with local customers, Australian SME suppliers and research institutions combined with technology transfer from our global business enables Thales to tailor high quality solutions for Australian and export markets.