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;

Engineering
Mechatronics
Additive Manufacturing
Armour Systems

Radar and Sensing Systems
Autonomous Systems
Responsive Access to Space
Aerospace

Small Arms
Personal Protection
Propulsion Systems
Maritime Services

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INTEGRITY

We are honest, ethical, and fair. We set high standards of behaviour and stick to them. We deliver on our commitments.

INNOVATION

We believe in innovation as a mindset. We are motivated to make things better and do things differently. We encourage our people to develop new ideas, experiment and challenge the status quo.

PROFESSIONALISM

We are committed to delivering the very best and hold ourselves accountable for results. We take pride in our work and what we do, we do well.

PASSION

We bring drive, energy and commitment to our work. We care about who we are and what we do and are driven by the quality of ideas and solutions to deliver outcomes.

RISK-TAKING

We are entrepreneurial and reach beyond boundaries. We recognise opportunities, move early and seize the initiative.