L3Harris is seeking information from small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) with a range of capabilities within design, manufacture and integration of high-end electronics components/sub-systems and associated technologies. This is part of an ongoing supply assurance program for companies seeking inclusion in the L3Harris Global Supply Chain.

This process is aimed at identifying both new and emerging technology that could enhance current and/or future development paths for products. It will also allow L3Harris to identify local suppliers of components for potential inclusion in systems for use in the global market.

Who is eligible?

L3Harris is seeking businesses with the following capabilities/skills:

  • manufacturing of aluminium and steel structures
  • manufacturing of enclosed structures to house electronics components
  • manufacturing complex Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) for use in military systems
  • manufacturing complex cable harnesses accredited to Military Standards for EMC/EMI
  • additive manufacturing of medium to high volume components
  • manufacture and design of aerial (antenna) systems
  • manufacture and/or assembly of complex sensitive electronics sub-systems
  • support for development and design of complex technical programs through Systems Engineering and Logistics Engineering specialisations
  • design of complex electronic sub-systems
  • manufacturing for aerospace or defence applications, or a similar high technology industry

Tertiary institutions with research expertise related to any of the above manufacturing skill sets are encouraged to apply.

Businesses must have or be willing to obtain ISO 9001 and/or AS9100, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 27 001 certifications.

Experience working with Defence standards including but not limited to MIL-STD-861, MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-449 or similar standards would be highly regarded.


L3Harris Technologies is a global aerospace and defence technology innovator delivering end-to-end solutions across:

  • air
  • land
  • sea
  • space
  • cyber domains

L3Harris Australia operates from 14 locations nationally and has been supporting the Australian Defence Force for more than 20 years in land, maritime and aerospace programs.

How do I submit my Expression of Interest (EOI)?

Organisations seeking to lodge an Expression of Interest should download the Key Information Form. Your response, including the completed form, should not exceed 10 pages.

Send your completed form to the L3Harris Defence Australia contact officer, Mr Nathan Parsons, at nathan.parsons@L3Harris.com.

Organisations that can demonstrate some or all of the skills/capabilities sought within the EOI will be approached directly by L3Harris for further discussions.

Responses must be lodged on or before 5:00pm (AEST) Friday 29 May 2020.