Ultra Electronics Australia

Integrating complex operational systems across Australia and beyond.

We provide and support a wide range of solutions and services across Maritime, Electronic Warfare, ISR (Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance),and tactical communications. Our complex operational systems are integrated across the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) on aircraft, ships, submarines, armoured vehicles, surveillance, and communications systems.

Ultra Electronics Australia is now part of the Ultra Maritime Strategic Business Unit.

Our capabilities Innovating today for a safer tomorrow
Our capabilities

Our capabilities can be found on the majority of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) fleet, including the Hobart Class DDG, ANZAC Class frigates, Adelaide Class FFG, Huon Class Minehunters and Collins Class submarines. We are also increasingly providing capability on Australian platforms and systems programs in the land and air domains, both based on Ultra Australia’s Electronic Warfare capability and drawing from the group’s portfolio of technology and expertise worldwide.


Innovating today for a safer tomorrow

We are active in several innovative research programs through the Centre for Defence Innovation Capability (CDIC) creating high-value sovereign capability for Australia. We have been recognised by the Australian Defence Organisation (ADO) as a supplier of products and services which are judged to be of strategic importance, and central to Australia's military advantage. We operate with specialised staff and facilities with the full range of required security and other accreditations to operate on sensitive military technologies. Our Quality Management System has been accredited to AS/NZS ISO 9001.

Our capabilities

Electronic Warfare

Ultra is a leading Australian business in the design, development, manufacture and sustainment of Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for land, sea and airborne applications. Ultra’s technical capabilities are underpinned by expert domain-knowledge of the implementation of EW in tactical and operational scenarios. Our EW products include; signals intelligence (SIGINT); self protection systems; airborne signature management; missile warning; and counter IED technologies.

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Maritime and underwater warfare

We provide local delivery, integration and sustainment of Ultra’s specialist advanced systems that deliver a warfighting edge in the maritime battlespace. These encompass Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) sonar applications, towed and expendable off-board acoustic countermeasures, sonobuoys, and signature management solutions for surface and sub-surface platforms.

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Intelligence & Communications

We deliver and support the global communications and security capabilities including satellite communications, radio communications, tactical data links, encryption and forensic technology.

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Details of our locations across Australia.

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