Western Australian industries have the capacity and expertise to deliver across the Six Capability Streams identified by Defence.
Industry and the State’s leading universities are undertaking significant research and development to support the Department of Defence and Australian Defence Force and are supported by the State Government.
Defence West has undertaken a Defence Capability Assessment to gauge the State’s industrial, research and development, and education and training capabilities. The results of this assessment were used to create the inaugural Western Australian Directory of Defence Industry Capabilities.
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AB&H Pty Ltd is a Technology Services company specialising in Agile Program and Project Management.
Advanced Braking Technology focuses on the development, manufacturing and marketing of industrial products to the automotive, transport and mining industry.
Adwest's capabiity is of the supply, fabrication, powdercoating and fixing on signs, all to specified drawings provided by our customers.
Aerospace NDI is involved in aircraft component maintenance and aircraft specialist maintenance.
Airflite has significant involvement with the Australian Defence Forces and other worldwide Defence agencies, offering a broad range of capabilities and vast experience to support...
Airobotics has developed a pilotless drone solution, the first of its kind in the global market.
Allgo Engineering carries out machining works for the marine, mining, oil and gas, defence and rail industries.
Allied Heat Transfer designs, manufactures, services and repairs all types of heat exchangers for the marine, mining, drilling, industrial and power generation sectors.
AMI Sales is a long established company offering both supply, integration and service capability across naval and defence marine requirements.
Our team of ICT and software engineering professionals helps organisations develop IT strategy, architect effective technology systems and build high-quality, cloud scale business applications.
ASC is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia, and exists to serve the frontline of Australia’s naval defence capabilities.
ASP Defence Support Services brings a wealth of commercial engineering management experience and combines it with a deep understanding of the requirements of Defence, with...
Ausco Products is a Western Australian owned company that has been in operation for over 70 years specialising in engineering design and machining services.
Austal is ‘The Australian Shipbuilder’: a defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice; designing, constructing and supporting revolutionary defence and commercial vessels.
The Western Australian Government owned Common User Facility (CUF), located at the Australian Marine Complex in Henderson.
Autonomous Industries Australasia offers situational awareness capability, cases, cables and App development, sensors, stealth capability (eg: fabric materials, Ghillies suits), vehicles, remotely operated weapons stations,...
AVI engineers, manufactures, customises and supports the most rugged and secure networks, communication and security systems for defence, government and industrial sectors.
Babcock is a leading global engineering support services organisation that manages critical assets, deliver complex programs and teach vital skills to improve operational effectiveness.
BAE Systems is a global company delivering products and services for clients in more than 100 countries across the resources and energy, defence and commercial...
Barclay Engineering’s capabilites include in-house engineering, design, drafting and manufacturing.
Barrett Communications are an Australian sovereign designer and manufacturer of High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) radio communications systems and subsystems.
Belux is the largest abrasive water-jet cutting business in Western Australia.
Bennett + Co is a full service commercial law firm in Perth, Western Australia.
Bid Write is Australia’s largest specialist tender and proposal management consultancy helping organisations looking to win through contestable/competitive sourcing processes.
Blacktree Technology is an innovative solutions integrator working with leading edge radio and satellite communications technology to connect people and organisations across the globe.
BlueZone Group is an experienced Defence SME and a capable supplier to customers operating in the harsh conditions of deep oceans, coastal seas, rivers and...
Bushcomm Antenna and Tower Systems specialise in high frequency (HF/VHF) antenna and tower solutions, and are industry innovators of premium quality fixed station and lightweight...
Calibre Group comprises a diverse group of capabilities including: engineering design services; consulting services; technology, communications and control systems; urban development; project management and EPCM;...
Camco Engineering is one one of Australia’s largest mechanical engineering firms.
Carnegie Clean Energy is focused on the development of solar energy, battery energy storage and wave energy technology.
CDMS Consulting Engineers provides engineering services specialising in innovative product development.
ChemCentre is a Western Australian statutory authority providing chemical and forensic science services to the people and government of Western Australia to help keep the...
Chironix are specialists in software engineering and robotics systems integration.
Civmec is an integrated, multi-disciplinary construction and engineering services provider to the oil and gas, metals and minerals, infrastructure, marine and defence sectors.
Clough Projects Australia works with some of the world’s largest companies to engineer, construct, commission and maintain a comprehensive range of facilities for oil and...
Cocky Smart is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialisation of a proprietary avian extract that has been shown to exhibit insecticidal, anti-microbial,...
Coffey operates as a professional services company with expertise in engineering, geoservices, environmental and project management.
Composite Components is an advanced composite manufacturer and research and development business utilising material processes such as compression moulding, closed moulding and pre-impregnated moulding.
Cullys is a highly-reputable electrical specialist supplying, installing, integrating and commissioning a range of solutions for the Defence and marine sectors.
Curtin University has bold aspirations to become a trusted partner and fundamental part of the Australian defence industry sector.
Deacon Engineers undertakes a broad range of projects in mining, water and waste water, industrial, recycling and sustainability and mineral processing.
Decmil is a leading Australian construction and engineering company providing services across a range of industry sectors.
The Defence Science Centre exists to transform defence science challenges into tangible capabilities for both Defence and local industry.
Defence West is the State Government office responsible for championing the interests of the Western Australian defence industry.
Digital Matter is an innovative Australian technology company that designs and develops embedded electronic solutions along with software platforms required to manage
and report asset...
Diverse Engineering is a multi-disciplined engineering company that provides an array of services to the energy, industrial, marine and transport sectors.
Dongara Marine have specific expertise in boat building, maintenance (refit, repair, modification),marine services and advice, high tech composites, manufacturing wheelhouses and other structures for both...
Doric Contractors primary capabilities are in construction, project management, design management, cost estimation, programming, time and cost scheduling and building.
ECU has supported Defence on a number of projects in areas of cyber security, simulation, human computer interface, biometrics, reconnaissance/ surveillance and cognitive psychology.
Engenium is WA’s largest privately-owned Project Delivery and Engineering consultancy, servicing a broad range of industry sectors.
Eurofins specialise in all things that have or may impact on human health, hygiene and the environment including: hazardous materials (such as asbestos), pollution (such...
Exgroup is a specialised mechanical, valve and instrumentation services that uses innovative technologies to help their customers
Forgacs Marine and Defence has been established for over 50 years and provides support to both the Australian military and maritime shipbuilding and support markets...
Franmarine Underwater Services is a highly innovative commercial diving and underwater contractor that predominantly supports the Defence, infrastructure, shipping and oil and gas industries.
Fremantle Steel Fabrication is part of the Fremantle Steel Group, which includes Park Engineers and combined has over 100 years of experience in fabricating structural...
Fugro is a world-leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources.
Fujitsu Australia provides a broad range of ICT services and solutions to the Department of Defence in many locations across Australia and overseas.
Future Engineering specialises in the end-to- end project management and manufacture of precision components and the assembly of designs using a range of materials from...
Geng provide design engineers within the product, mechanical and manufacturing sector focused on Defence force training facilities and equipment requirements around Australia.
The Georgiou Group delivers projects from inception to handover, in a range of disciplines and a variety of industries. We are one of Australia’s leading...
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and...
Global Unmanned Systems provides organisational capacity building and data acquisition with an emphasis on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) and related media processing and analysis...
Grant Transformers are experts in manufacturing and supplying of isolation, power & distribution transformers as well as Industrial DC Power Supplies.
HIFraser provide manufacturing and engineering solutions to a number of pivotal national projects.
Hofmann Engineering is a globally recognised engineering solutions provider to the defence industry.
Hydraulic Energy Australia's services include design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, and servicing and testing of hydraulic systems across a wide range of industries.
iCetana is a world leader in the provision of real-time artificial intelligence (AI) assisted video monitoring to service the demands of a complex world.
ICM Group WA is committed to optimising productivity in materials handling.
IKAD Engineering is a highly-specialised mechanical and structural engineering company providing a diverse range of services across Australia and overseas.
Industry OneCARD™ provides small and medium enterprises (SME), a range of customised solution for workforce compliance.
Infinitum Technologies are an information and communications technology (ICT) service provider, with specialist capabilities in Cisco network engineering, virtualisation and wide area networks.
The Innovative Asset Solutions Group leads innovation in the preservation, repair and decommissioning of assets for the oil and gas, mining, public infrastructure and industrial...
Intertek supports the QA efforts of customers across their operations including research and development, raw materials sourcing, components suppliers, manufacturing, transportation, distribution and retail channels,...
Ironmonger Fabrications provide fabrication, site installation and maintenance services to the water, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, resources, power, utility and petrochemical industries.
JFD Australia provides world leading undersea products, systems and capabilities to the Australian Defence Force and the Australian Commercial offshore sector.
Since 1918, KAEFER has successfully delivered its unique products and services to the international defence sector in new-build and sustainment projects for surface and sub-surface...
Kailis Marine is a marine engineering specialist spanning boiler making and fabrication, fitting and machining, shipwright, refrigeration, electrical, corrosion control (blasting and painting) and the...
L2S Engineering maintains specialist competencies in thermal and acoustic insulation including blankets, sheet metal and carpentry refurbishments for both defence and commercial shipping, as well...
L3 Harris Oceania is a leading provider of maritime systems and solutions in the surface, undersea, geospatial and network centric spheres of operation for both...
Leisurecat Australia supplies fibreglass patrol vessels to 12 metres, high-speed interceptors and powered catamaran search and rescue vessels to 12.5 metres
LES Australia supplies of a range of operational equipment into the Department of Defence, Federal and State law enforcement agencies and corrective services.
Malcolm Thompson Pumps provides wide range of sales and service to support capability delivery to the WA pump industry, covering the commercial, industrial and mining...
Marine Technicians Australia is an Australian owned and operated marine-electrical company, with a major focus on defence platforms and shore-based infrastructure.
Maritime Engineers has completed 10000 engagements from Henderson for a wide range of Defence, government and commercial clients.
Matrix Composites and Engineering Ltd produces engineered products, functional additives and advanced materials for the mining, energy, infrastructure and Defence industries.
Mining and Hydraulic Supplies specialise in the development of technical polymers, coupled with the design and manufacture of products that utilise these polymers.
Murdoch University has a range of research capabilities that are translational in nature. Focus is provided through local industry-linked partnerships, as well as international collaborations...
Nauti-Craft Pty Ltd is a research and development company focused on the design and development of the patented Nauti-Craft marine suspension system.
Naval Ship Management (NSM) is a leading provider of complete maritime sustainment solutions.
The prime focus of Newton Labs is on the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and real-time data analytics for heavy industry applications.
NGIS Australia has provided government agencies and private enterprises across a broad range of industries with technology strategies and solutions in business operations.
Oil and Gas Solutions is a specialist asset support services provider with our expertise in oil and gas, mining, utilities and infrastructure projects.
Orbital UAV is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of propulsion systems and flight critical components for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Orontide Group Limited is a WA owned and operated company providing specialist engineering, maintenance, fabrication, machining, welding, painting, blasting and preservation services.
Oropesa Port Management provides specialist services in the maritime and defence sectors.
Pacific Industrial Company is WA owned and is one of Australia’s leading fabrication and construction organisations with operations covering all aspects of steel fabrication and...
Pedco Engineering provides metal forming and fabrication/welding services for mild, stainless, exotic steels and alloys.
PinnacleQM is a Quality Management and Testing Services organisation delivering advanced testing services and solutions across the Asia-Pacific region.
The Pixelcase Group is a production studio specialising in the ground-breaking use of virtual reality, live capture 360 production, aerial technology and photogrammetry.
Pozztech Engineering offers manufacturing facilities for carbon steel and exotic materials.
PQR Quality Solutions is an inspection and quality consulting company which provides technical inspection solutions and inspection staff across the oil and gas, marine, construction...
Precision Technic Defence brings together world leading products to design and deliver custom tactical solutions to the warfighter, and to first responders around the globe.
Protective Cases produces in-house design and the manufacture of cases and foam inserts, and also prototype to large scale production.
R. Stahl Australia designs and manufactures electrical products for the defence, aviation, marine and manufacturing industries.
Radlink Communications has years of experience in designing, supplying, installing, commissioning, integrating, supporting and maintaining communications networks.
Raytheon Australia is the Australian arm of the Raytheon Company, a major US defence contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and...
RCT has the expertise and technologies that transform the way the mining and industrial sectors operate.
Remote Imaging Solutions is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operator conducting flight operations over HMAS Stirling.
Royston diesel power is a dynamic and expanding diesel engine supply, service and repair company that has operated successfully with the global marine and offshore...
RPS delivers complex projects across the defence, energy, water, commercial, residential, masterplanned communities, education, health, aged care, industrial and social infrastructure sectors.
Scancam specialises in vehicle licence plate recognition and CCTV Security surveillance.
Scope Engineering has extensive experience in the oil and gas, marine, refineries and mining sectors providing welding and fabrication services.
Secure Systems Limited specialises in the design and manufacture of secure portable storage technology for high assurance applications.
Security Consulting Group (SCG) specialises in providing independent protective security, threat and risk analysis and communications consultancy services to high profile clients operating in unique...
Segnut Pty Ltd has developed an innovative direct replacement for a traditional threaded nut.
Sensear Pty Ltd is a global leader in developing and manufacturing best-in-class digital over-the-ear and in-the-ear headsets for use with two-way radios and Bluetooth
Solid Concepts uses 3D printing and rapid prototyping technologies including selective laser sintering, stereo lithography, fused deposition modelling, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machining and vacuum...
South Metropolitan TAFE delivers a range of qualifications and courses to all arms of the defence industry, throughout the state and nationally.
Specialty Metals is a leading distributor of quality titanium, stainless steel and exotic alloys.
Spookfish redefines the global geospatial industry by developing and commercialising the next generation of premium geospatial imagery products and services.
Taylor Marine is a leading specialist marine electronics supplier, integrator and service provider of world leading brands of navigation and communication marine electronics to Australia's...
Thales is a global technology leader in the aerospace, transport, defence and security markets.
Dobbie is an engineering company that offers capabilites in: 3D design and prototyping, pattern making and ferrous and non-ferrous foundry.
TraumaSim deliver medically accurate products designed to simulate realistic traumatic injuries and medical conditions as well as providing training, workshops, part-task trainers and moulage technicians...
Uni-Power International manufactures welder generators, high charge alternators and NATO 28V DC jet and turbo prop aircrafts.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is supporting the Australian Government’s commitment to long term national security and sovereign defence capability by contributing with leading...
VEEM is a West Australian manufacturer of sophisticated equipment for the defence, marine, aerospace and oil and gas industries.
Virtual Guest is an integrated immersive solutions company delivering storytelling, marketing, research and training.
Watmarine provides manufacturing, general engineering, maintenance and equipment sales services to the Marine and Defence sectors.
Western Advance is a security, safety and surveillance integration specialist providing solutions to Army, Navy and Air Force.
The WADIWO is located at South Metropolitan TAFE’s Naval Base Campus to support the skilling of workers to meet the future needs of the defence...
WA Speciality Alloys provides nickel, cobalt and iron-based superalloy products for the aerospace and defence industry in the form of specialty steel forgings, billets and...
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets.
Zellabox has been a world leader and specialist in the provision of micro data centres.