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Australian Defence partners in power sensing, control and vetronics


REDARC have established themselves as a key SME in the Australian Defence sector over the past 5 years, offering a blend of commercial off-the-shelf, modified off-the-shelf and customised, build-to-print electronic solutions that improve capability, safety, flexibility of a variety of Defence vehicles and applications.

As an Australian owned and operated design-to-manufacture business, REDARC is uniquely positioned to support your unique Defence requirements both now and into the future.

REDARC have supplied battery monitoring and power management solutions to Australian land vehicles domestically and internationally.

Having spent over 25 years working with heavy vehicle original equipment manufacturers, REDARC have become world class leaders in product innovation ensuring an industry leading level of service to both manufacturers and end users alike.


Defence centric engineering and manufacturing processes





REDARC Defence Systems have been named as a Teaming Partner for Rheinmetall who have successfully tendered for the LAND400 Phase 2 contract. As an SME partner, REDARC will deliver a range of services and products that will contribute towards Rheinmetall’s vehicular offering.

REDARC has been selected as an SME partner to BAE Systems Australia who successfully won the bid on the SEA5000 Future Frigates project. As part of BAE’s commitment to the Australian Government, 9 new frigates known as the ‘Hunter Class’ will be built by ASC Shipbuilding at the company's facility in Osborne, South Australia with work due to commence in 2020. 

REDARC also recently signed an MOU with Britain’s MARL International to manufacture and support the LED lighting solutions that will go onto the frigates.

REDARC Defence Systems have been named as a partner for Kongsberg Defence Australia manufacturing electro mechanical assemblies for Land 19 Ph7B.

REDARC Defence Systems are the prime contractor to the Australian Department of Defence providing high fidelity land based threat emulators.




REDARC advanced manufacturing and surface-mount technology capabilities include;

  • Circuit design and advanced PCB layout
  • Embedded microprocessor software development
  • Modern surface mount and selective through-hole PCB loading
  • Silicon potting and automated conformal coating
  • EMC, EMI, ESD, thermal and environmental testing
  • Integrated Logistic Support Planning and Management
  • Engineering Documentation to Defence Standards
  • Whole of life support (15 years after end of production)




Some of the projects we have been involved with include:

  • REDARC Thermal Signature Enhancement Kit
  • Land 106 – M113AS4
  • Land 116 – Bushmaster
  • Land 121 Ph.3A – G-Wagon
  • Land 121 Ph.3B – HX Truck
  • Land 121 PH.4 – Hawkei
  • Land 400 Ph.2 – CRV
  • SEA1654 – Supply Ship
  • SEA 5000 - Future Frigates
  • SEA 1000 - Future Submarine Program

Certifications and recognition


REDARC has been ISO9001 compliant since August 1996, as well as ISO14001 since January of 2008. We have just completed triennial audits and upgrades to the latest ISO 2015 standards and been recognised as being SC21 supply chain compliant in the aerospace and defence sector.

The REDARC factory is also approved to UNECE Reg 10 Conformity of Production (CoP) and holds an E-Mark EU automotive grade product.





REDARC has undertaken a major facility upgrade which has seen new state-of-the-art testing and validation equipment purchased. It has seen an additional 2,000sqm of advanced manufacturing space added to the Lonsdale facility, and will result in the creation of over 100 jobs during the next four years.

In addition to this facility expansion, REDARC have joined other leading Defence focused organisations by relocating our specialty engineering and innovation capabilities to a new purpose-built facility in the Williamtown Aerospace Centre, Technology Place in Williamtown.


REDARC's relocated Defence specific specialty engineering and innovation facility in the Williamtown Aerospace Centre

This has further enhanced our Defence relationships and allowed us to remain firmly entrenched in the Defence industry, providing further capacity to improve and increase our offerings in an agile and responsive manner.




“Overall, our experience with REDARC was extremely positive and we look forward to working with them again on another program.” – Andre Pesko, Procurement Officer, BAE Systems Australia.


Recognised Supply


REDARC have been recognised for successfully delivering products to the Australian Defence Force and of our ability to meet the stringent standards and requirements of the Australian Defence Organisation. A Letter of Recognised supply is available on request.


Defence Awards


REDARC is delighted to have won the Defence Teaming Centre’s 2018 Resilient and Adaptive Award, which is awarded to an SME that has a strong history and has shown a strong commitment to transformation, sustainability and innovation.

In 2019, REDARC's collaboration with fellow SME's won the Defence Teaming Centre's 2019 Teaming Award for the RTSEK project supplied to the Australian Army.


Supporting Australian Veterans


REDARC is proud to support Australian veterans with a discount on purchases made from the REDARC webstore, with a discount code available through the APOD website.


Industry 4.0


REDARC Electronics undertake Dassault Systèmes' education program to develop Industry 4.0 and digital supply chain skills to meet the requirements for supplying tier one Defence companies on upcoming naval shipbuilding and submarine opportunities.



Contact REDARC Defence Systems


To understand how REDARC can assist with customisable, built to print power solutions or discuss future Defence projects contact the REDARC Defence team at [email protected]



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