Hunter Defence’s core objective is to promote Hunter Defence industry expertise to drive manufacturing, supply and sustainment opportunities to the region. In line with this, there are a range of current Defence Primes opportunities which NSW and Hunter SMEs and industry partners are well-positioned to take advantage of. 

Lockheed Martin Australia - Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) Capability Scan – FULL SCOPE CLOSES 12 OCTOBER 2020

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) is a recognised designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engagement aerospace and defence systems for the U.S. and allied militaries. MFC develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket, manned and unmanned systems for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, NASA and dozens of foreign allies.  

MFC business area is taking a ‘whole of business’ portfolio approach to industry, potentially offering a longer-term pipeline for potential partners that can deliver world class Australian capabilities and demonstrate value-for-money. 


  • Next Generation Solutions 
  • Mission Planning 
  • Engineering / Design / Test  
  • Manufacturing / Assembly / Supply 

This is a general EOI submission and Work Packages currently available to submit an EOI are listed on the ICN Gateway  

Shortlisted SMEs will be invited to tender Work Packages as needed. 

To submit an initial EOI for the Work Scopes, companies must have an ICN Gateway company profile. Information on how to register your company on ICN Gateway is detailed below. 

Northrop Grumman Australia – Space Systems project – FULL SCOPE CLOSES 30 SEPTEMBER

It offers significant opportunity for NSW and Hunter-based industry partners to participate in a strategically important program to build and maintain an enduring Australian space capability, with an opportunity to enter export markets. 

The program is a $7B undertaking and potential opportunities for industry involvement include software development, systems integration, facilities construction, system operators, sustainment, and participation in the supply chain through manufacture and supply of sub-systems and components. There are 24 packages separated into six categories:

  1. Space Segment 
  2. Ground Segment 
  3. Control Segment 
  4. Contract 
  5. Next Generation Solutions, and
  6. Support Systems 

Full details can be found at Northrop Grumman Australia Space Systems

In addition to the Space Systems Project, there are several projects in NSW that offer strong opportunities for Hunter-based businesses:: 

If Hunter Defence can assist you and your business in any way to scope and approach these opportunities, please contact us