South Australia: the Defence State
South Australia is home to a significant Defence presence including Defence Science and Technology’s largest operation, around 3500 members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) permanent forces and 1770 Reserve forces, supported by more than 2200 employees of the Department of Defence.
Key ADF operational units, research and development activities, and major test and training facilities are important contributors to South Australia’s economic growth.
Defence and Innovation Precincts
Test & Training
Major Defence Projects
Nuclear-Powered Submarine program
Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Triton Unmanned Aircraft System