DefendTex was established in 2014 and is an Australian owned company who services military and law enforcement communities around the world. Our vision is to be a world leader in defence technology with a wide portfolio of locally designed and manufactured defence capabilities equipping the Australian and allied defence forces.
DefendTex has company headquarters in Dandenong South, Victoria where administration and engineering functions are located as well as prototyping and production facilities. DefendTex also has offices in the USA & UK to facilitate a relationship with Department of Defence and law enforcement agencies and to reach export markets. DefendTex has approximately 60 staff and indirectly employs around 120 staff in research institutions working on collaborative research.
DefendTex is recognised as one of the most innovative defence technology companies in Australia. DefendTex are focused on delivering tactical level technology where there are capability deficiencies. State of the art facilities along with an extensive design and engineering team, enable DefendTex to produce world leading weapons technology. DefendTex invest significantly in research and development and has an extensive product range incorporating Metal Storm products. It has a management structure in place to successfully deliver contracts and provide sound governance across all functions.
DefendTex has entered into Bilateral research agreements with Australian and international research partners including universities and Defence Science and Technology Group. DefendTex has partnered with over 23 universities and research instructions to develop new technology for defence, law enforcement industries with many technologies benefitting civilian applications such as mining, oil and gas and the construction industries.
DefendTex’s core capabilities span across the following platforms;