What we do

We develop mission-critical solutions in support of a safer tomorrow

Ultra provides application-engineered solutions in the key elements of mission critical and intelligent systems. Through innovative problem solving, using sustainable capabilities and evolving technologies, we deliver outstanding solutions to our customers’ most complex problems in defence, security, critical detection and control environments.

By partnering with our customers, we provide the insight, technology and services they need to perform at their best and to help them make the world a safer place. Our capabilities and technologies can be found on many of the world’s long-term military programmes. We employ around 4,500 employees across the globe.

Our markets

We operate mainly as a Tier 3 (sub-system) and occasionally a Tier 2 systems provider, in the Maritime, C4ISR/EW*, military and commercial aerospace, nuclear and industrial sensors markets.

We use both research and development to provide innovative, mission-specific bespoke technological solutions to our customers’ most complex problems.

C4ISR/Electronic Warfare
Critical detection and control markets

% of Group revenue by market

*C4ISR: Command, Control, Communications, Computers (C4) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)

Our global reach

Our core markets are the 'five-eyes' nations: the USA, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. This gives us access to the largest addressable defence budgets in the world.

North America
Mainland Europe
Australia, NZ and ROW

% of Group revenue by market

Our customers

We work with the world’s major prime contractors and directly with the US DoD, UK MoD and Australian DoD. We are well diversified, with our top 10 contracts accounting for 21% of 2020 revenue.

Our 2024 objectives

As part of our transformation to become ONE Ultra, we identified and created 2024 goals for each of our five key stakeholder groups, these goals form the basis of our strategy:


Create a dynamic, inclusive and inspiring work environment that attracts, develops and retains the best diverse talent pool.


To partner with customers, delivering innovative solutions that create 'win-win' outcomes for all parties.


Develop Group-wide partners with like-minded values that provide best-value solutions, technical innovation and support mutual success, fairness and respect.


To conduct business in an ethical, safe and sustainable way, acting as a positive force and making an active contribution to our communities.

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