Thales in Australia supplies and sustains a range of products for the ADF including: munitions, weapons, optronics, protected vehicles, mission packages, and command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems.

Through our industrial resources and long-term contracts with the Commonwealth, we are the custodian of much of Australia’s indigenous defence design, manufacturing, through life management and logistic services capabilities for munitions, rifles and vehicles.

Thales in Australia also enjoys a long and proud history with the Royal Australian Navy having designed and delivered a variety of solutions in both the underwater and above water domains. The company operates the RAN’s major east coast refit, repair and maintenance facilities at Garden Island, NSW, and is the leading provider of communication systems to the RAN. For more than two decades, Thales in Australia has been supplying advanced sonar systems to naval and civil customers in Australia and overseas.

Thales’s comprehensive offering encompasses capabilities from complete warships to the supply and integration of naval equipment (radar, sonar, communications, optronic and electronic warfare), systems (combat management systems) and support services.


  • Australian Minesweeping System (AMAS)
    Thales Australia's Australian Minesweeping System was developed with the assistance of the Australian Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO) and the Royal Australian Navy.
  • Bushmaster
    The Bushmaster is an Australian success story, delivering for the ADF, the local defence industry and Australia’s domestic manufacturing capability. Most importantly, the Bushmaster has saved hundreds of Australian lives.
  • Hawkei