Land Systems

Chemring Australia

230 Staceys Road, Lara, VIC 3212

Legal Name: Chemring Australia

ABN: 96 004 669 452

Tel: +61 3 5220 8500


Primary Contact

Steve Dartnell,Business Development Director

Tel: +61 3 5220 8500

Mobile: + 61 (0) 418 312 535


  • Manufacture of high quality Marine and Military Pyrotechnics that include screening, signaling and illumination
  • Electronic Warfare and Electronic Attack Technologies
  • Supply of innovative route proving and clearance, CBRNE threat detection, EOD and military demolition solutions
  • Supply of Commercial Lightsticks used by Law Enforcement and Civil Defence
  • Offering a range of support, maintenance, R&D, training, test and evaluation services
  • Supply of specialist medium and large calibre ammunition
  • Repair and maintenance of OEM equipment


  • Chemring are the only producers of air-launched countermeasures deployed by Australia in the Southern Hemisphere
  • Chemring Australia’s facility, is one of the world’s most advanced countermeasures manufacturing plants.
  • Facility has the capability to manufacture future ADF requirements including F35 countermeasures
  • Chemring Australia, through its sister company supplies land and sea countermeasures
  • Chemring Australia is part of the Chemring Group, the world’s largest supplier of advanced countermeasures
  • Across the globe more than 2000 people are employed over 20 sites in the US, UK, Europe and Australia
  • More than 100 years experience in energetics and have built a reputation for supplying high quality products
  • We maintain design, development, manufacture, testing, evaluation and support capabilities at Lara, Victoria

Key Partners

  • Chemring Group - UK (Parent Company)
  • Chemring Countermeasures (UK and USA)
  • Roke Manor Research (UK)
  • Chemring Technology Solutions (UK)

Key Customers

  • CASG
  • WesCom Signal and Safety
  • US Department of Defense

Quality Approvals & Awards

  • ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems
  • AS/NZ 4801:2001 OH&S Management Systems
  • ISO9001:2015 Quality Management Systems