South Australia is home to a critical mass of worldclass industry delivering many of Defence’s largest and most complex projects.
Major defence companies across the maritime, aerospace, land, systems and cyber domains have their headquarters or significant operations in the state. A strong core of more than 300 defence-related SMEs provide goods and services directly to Defence, and deliver into the supply chains of prime contractors in Australia and around the world.
South Australia also has hundreds of other SMEs that supply defence projects with a wide range of services and products.
Seven of the world’s top 10 defence companies call South Australia home.