About NIOA


NIOA is a 100% Australian Prime Contractor specialising in the provision and support of weapon systems and integrated soldier systems focussing on close combat, special operations, direct fire, in-direct fire, target recognition/identification, suppression and neutralisation, training and force protection. We supply and support a wide array of small arms, medium calibre and large calibre munitions, special function grenades and pyrotechnics, and leading edge pistol systems, sighting systems and carriage solutions. NIOA prides itself on providing complete system solutions inclusive of through life support to our Defence and Law Enforcement customers.

NIOA has office locations all around Australia with our head office based in a state-of-the-art purpose built facility adjacent to the Brisbane Airport. Our Australian-based capabilities include integrated logistics, engineering and technical support for the solutions we provide, including training, spare parts, maintenance/repair, configuration management, platform integration, engineering management, technical support, introduction into service/qualification, and laser safety. 

We maintain and exercise reach-back arrangements with our engineering and technical support partners to provide specialised design, analysis and test services for the weapons systems we supply and support. Our facilities are unique and provide specialised services and products to Defence and Law Enforcement agencies across Australia and New Zealand. 


NIOA has facilities all over Australia to service our Defence and Law Enforcement customers.

Brisbane - Head Office


Opened in 2016, NIOA’s state-of-the-art Head Office is located within the Brisbane Airport Precinct. Expansion is underway, with a new five-storey office complex being built to complement the current facility. The capabilities of our Head Office are detailed below.

Contact: 07 3621 9999



Opened in 2018, NIOA’s Canberra Office is located in the Brindabella Business Park at Canberra Airport and has recently been expanded to accommodate our expanding project teams.

Contact: 02 6191 7600



NIOA’s new Melbourne Office is located in Coventry Street directly opposite Victoria Barracks and is now open for business.

Contact: govtsales@nioa.com.au



NIOA operates a major tenancy at the Government Benalla Munitions facility. NIOA will play a key role in delivering munitions for the Australian Defence Force and export customers.

Contact: 07 3621 9955



A joint venture arrangement, Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions is constructing a state-of-the-art artillery shell forging facility, with production for export customers commencing in 2021.

Contact: 07 4121 4970



Located in proximity to the US Army Joint Program Executive Office Armaments & Ammunition (JPEO A&A) in Picatinny NJ, NIOA has staff managing critical relationships with the US Government.

Contact: govtsales@nioa.com.au

Brisbane Facility - FEATURES

High Security Armouries

Defence compliant secure storage armouries of our Law Enforcement and Defence products.

Indoor Testing Range

NIOA’s state-of-the-art 100 metre indoor firing range enables us to extensively test law enforcement and military weapons (up to 40mm cannon) in perfectly controlled conditions.

Bulk Dangerous Goods Store

High security and accredited high-capacity dangerous goods warehouse.

Weapon Workshops

Weapon and ancillary integration, upgrade, modification, maintenance, repair and warranty is professionally conducted according to OEM and military specifications.

Optics Laboratory

NIOA’s optics laboratory and repair facility offers many in-house services that were previously only available in the USA, such as optics repair, maintenance and upgrade.

Defence Showroom

Our world class product showroom displays a range of our Defence and Law Enforcement products.

Multi-purpose Auditorium

NIOA’s fully featured auditorium comfortably seats up to 200 people and provides the perfect setting for special events, product launches and training seminars.