Level 2, 24 Wakefield Street, Hawthorn, VIC 3122

Legal Name: Defence Materials Technology Centre Ltd.

ABN: 37 131 257 175

Tel: +61 3 9214 4447


Primary Contact

Miles Kenyon,Program Development Manager

Tel: +61 3 9214 4447

Mobile: +61 (0) 400 564 799


  • Key strategic partner to the Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise and Hunter Class Frigate program
  • Creating stronger, more integrated and more innovative industrial supply chains to support naval shipbuilding
  • Support Australian defence industry to be defence-ready and reach global performance/productivity benchmarks
  • Foster enduring collaborative relationships between industry, research organisations and Defence
  • Ensure expertise of Australian research sector is diffused into defence industry through applied R&D


  • Integrated supply chain approach to technology development to ensure rapid commercial adoption of technology
  • Strategic guidance from the Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise to direct DMTC technology development priorities
  • Enhance outcomes and reduce time to market and costs to Defence through collaborative, co-investment model
  • Reach-back capacity to access and guide/direct deep technical expertise in manufacturing and technology

Key Partners

  • Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise & DST Group
  • Australian Universities, CSIRO & ANSTO
  • Australian industry supply chains
  • Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

Key Customers

  • Australian Department of Defence
  • BAE Systems Australia and supply chain
  • Thales Australia and supply chain
  • State Governments and defence industry

Quality Approvals & Awards

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System accreditation
  • ISO 44001:2017 Collaborative Business standard
  • Defence Industry Security Program
  • Innovation Awards - Pacific - 2015 & 2017