Richard Joel Award for the Defence Industry

L3 Micreo

L3 Micreo is a world leader in high-quality design and production of leading-edge radio frequency and photonic components for radar and electronic warfare subsystems.

Based in Brisbane, the company has advanced manufacturing facilities, well-established quality standards and procedures, and deep expertise in contract manufacturing services. L3 Micreo uses revolutionary, patented technology to provide faster times to market and lower costs, enabling it to compete successfully internationally.

Since the company’s establishment, L3 Micreo has had extensive export success, exporting 85% of production. It supplies international aerospace companies, the Department of Defence, and other defence-related organisations. L3 Micreo products are installed in several frontline military aircraft, including more than 500 F/A-18 Super Hornets.

L3 Micreo has the capabilities to fulfil complex build-to-print manufacturing in Queensland for export opportunities using predominantly Australian components. A key example is the production of counter-IED force protection systems for Afghanistan through the Australian Department of Defence.

L3 Micreo delivers qualified, certified and assured design and manufacturing in full and on time, giving every customer confidence from design to through-life support, and contributing to the company’s vision to make the world safer.

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