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STAKEHOLDERS:

The Australian Army

The Australian Army is a respected institution comprised of professional men and women who serve the nation. The Australian Army is Australia’s military land force and is part of the Australian Defence Force. We provide a potent, versatile and modern Army which contributes to the security of Australia, protecting its interests and people.

army.gov.au

MAJOR SPONSORS:

Defence SA

Defence SA is South Australia's lead government agency for all defence matters and the nation's only standalone state defence organisation. It provides a single, focused and proactive contact point for all defence stakeholders, streamlining their interaction across the South Australian Government. Defence SA's mission is clear - growing Defence presence and building a sustainable defence industry in South Australia.

Working closely with Defence and industry, Defence SA targets investment and expansion opportunities, drives and supports the delivery of major defence projects and facilities, and pursues additional Defence units and capabilities, to support the state's existing solid foundation. Defence SA actively promotes and contributes to whole-of-state strategic issues such as workforce development, advanced manufacturing policy and other long-term infrastructure plans for South Australia.

defencesa.com

MAJOR INDUSTRY SPONSORS:

Boeing

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defence, space and security systems.

With the broadest portfolio in Australian aerospace, Boeing’s in-country expertise spans advanced manufacturing, defence, autonomous systems, pilot and aircrew training, services and advanced research and development across both commercial and defence sectors.

In partnership with Australian industry, Boeing Defence Australia supports some of the most complex military programs to ensure the men and women of the Australian Defence Force are networked, protected and empowered to seamlessly operate across shared domains.

Boeing’s combat proven armed reconnaissance and heavy lift army aviation capability, combined with the world’s most advanced battlespace communications system offers deployed land forces unrivalled advantage in even the harshest of environments.

boeing.com.au

Leidos

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500® global science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in government, defence, intelligence, border protection and health markets. The company’s 32,000 diverse and talented staff support the vital missions of our customers. Leidos has annual revenues of approximately US$10 billion.

With over 20 year’s local experience, Leidos Australia provides an unparalleled breadth of capability to our customers through our highly skilled and cleared local workforce; now in excess of 900 people. We are committed to delivering innovative and cost effective solutions, managing risks, working collaboratively and drawing on our global experience. We aim to be the market leader in government science and technology solutions and a respected employer in the community.

leidos.com/australia

Rheinmetall Defence

Rheinmetall sets the global standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines and offers an extensive array of military hardware that delivers mobility, lethality, survivability of troops, reconnaissance capability and networking of national and international systems.

Rheinmetall Defence Australia and New Zealand is a subsidiary of Rheinmetall AG, with offices in Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Rheinmetall is a proud supporter of major Defence events in Australia including Land Forces Conference.

rheinmetall-defence.com

Saab Australia

Saab Australia provides a broad range of high quality products, services and solutions to federal and state governments. We have been contributing to the defence of the region since the 1930s and continue to win awards for the delivery of military, security and air traffic management programs.

Based in Adelaide, Saab Australia is the Defence, Security and Traffic Management solutions provider specialising in computer based command and control systems. Over the past 30 years, Saab Australia has developed and integrated technology to protect and empower Australia’s Navy, Army and Air Force. It has also developed systems and solutions for allied nations and technology for security and aviation with major installations in prisons, hospitals and airports.

Our thinking edge pushes the boundaries, breaks convention and keeps us developing clever solutions to keep people and society safe.

saab.com.au

INDUSTRY SPONSORS:

Safran

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets.

Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees worldwide, and logged sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Comprising a number of companies, Safran holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its markets. Safran undertakes extensive Research & Development programs to keep pace with its fast-evolving markets, including expenditures of 1.4 billion euros in 2017.

In February 2018, Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace, significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Together with Zodiac Aerospace, Safran has more than 91,000 employees and would have around €21 billion in adjusted revenue (pro forma 2016). 

Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and defense applications. The company’s products are deployed worldwide on more than 1000 ships, 25,000 land vehicles and 10,000 aircraft.

Based in Sydney, Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia locally supports critical optronic and inertial navigation systems for the Australian Defense Force on major platforms including the ANZAC class frigates, the Canberra class LHD, the AWDs, the Coastal Minehunters and the Collins submarines as well as the ARH and MRH90 helicopters.

safran-group.com

OFFICIAL SPONSORS:

DB Schenker

For more than 140 years, DB Schenker is known for pushing the limits and excelling in the logistics and supply chain management industry.

With dedicated Vertical Market focus, DB SCHENKERdefence delivers key integrated logistics solutions to global Defence Industries and Government bodies.

We work closely with you to understand your supply chain, optimise your processes and create value for your company. Partner with us to utilise the capability, knowledge and global reach of a leading multinational organisation while enjoying the care, support and convenience of a local operator.

DB SCHENKERdefence, your trusted military logistics export.

dbschenker.com

General Dynamics Land Systems

gdlsaustralia.com

Nammo

nammo.com

NIOA

NIOA is a 100% Australian Prime Contractor specialising in the provision and support of weapon systems and integrated soldier systems focussing on close combat, special operations, direct fire, indirect fire, target recognition/identification, suppression and neutralisation, training and force protection. We supply and support a wide array of Small Arms, Medium Calibre and Large Calibre Munitions, Special Function Grenades and Pyrotechnics, and leading edge pistol systems, small arms, sighting systems and carriage solutions. NIOA prides itself on providing complete system solutions inclusive of through life support to our Defence and Law Enforcement customers.

Based in a state-of-the-art purpose built facility adjacent to Brisbane Airport, our Australian-based capabilities include Integrated Logistics, Engineering and Technical Support for the solutions we provide, including training, spare parts, maintenance/repair, configuration management, platform integration, engineering management, technical support, introduction into service/qualification, and laser safety. We maintain and exercise reach-back arrangements with our engineering and technical support partners to provide specialised design, analysis and test services for the weapons systems we supply and support. Our facilities are unique in Australia and provide specialised services and products to Defence and Law Enforcement agencies across Australia and New Zealand. With an extensive range of capabilities, the new NIOA facility has been purpose built in collaboration with the Defence Security Agency to meet the needs of our customers.

nioa.com.au

Northrop Grumman

northropgrumman.com

Thales

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.

thalesgroup.com.au