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Australian Defence Export Office

Australian Military Sales

Australian Military Sales (AMS) supports Australian sovereign capability and military sales programs through:

  • international government-to-government sale, gifting or other transfer of surplus and obsolete Defence articles
  • international government-to-government purchase of Australian origin, sensitive technology Defence articles
  • supporting Australian defence industry to export to foreign government customers.

AMS seeks expressions of interest from foreign governments for consideration.

Australian Military Sales benefits

AMS supports Australian defence industry to export leading–edge capability solutions to foreign government customers.

By leveraging relationships across the military diplomatic community, AMS provides opportunities for Australian defence industries to utilise Defence's network of national and international military partners to identify sales opportunities, thereby improving and enhancing the promotion and export of products and capabilities.

Australian Military Sales Catalogue

The purpose of the Australian Military Sales Catalogue (AMSC) is to inform potential foreign government customers of Australian defence equipment and of Australian defence industry products and services available under international government-to-government arrangements.

2019 Australian Military Sales Catalogue

Submissions for the 2019 AMSC were opened by the Minister for Defence on 3 September 2018. This will be the third year AMS has produced the catalogue with the new edition expected to have a larger Australian defence industry focus with various companies given the opportunity to showcase their products and services.

2018 Australian Military Sales Catalogue

The 2018 Australian Military Sales Catalogue (PDF) was launched on 20 March 2018. It provides information on ADF surplus equipment for sale across the maritime, land and aerospace domains to foreign government customers, as well as showcasing defence industry products and services.

Expressions of interest

Advice to foreign governments on surplus ADF equipment and defence industry products and services may be obtained by following the attached link and completing the Expression of Interest (PDF). This form is for foreign government use only.

Equipment is offered on the basis of as is, where is.



Australian Military Sales
Department of Defence
Brindabella Park BP25-03-004

Postal address:
Australian Military Sales
PO Box 7938
Canberra BC ACT 2610