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Force Ordnance


FORCE ORDNANCE is the newest division of the Lightforce Australia Group of Companies, built on over 35 years of excellence in engineering, manufacturing & rugged dependability. FORCE ORDNANCE supplies Australian designed & manufactured small-arms.

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11 Manton St



Australia - 5007

Phone : + 61 8 8440 0888
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Mail : [email protected]
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Force Ordnance

As part of Lightforce Australia Group of Companies, FORCE ORDNANCE builds on over 35 years of excellence in engineering and rugged dependability, forged on the battlefield.

Building on a strong reputation for working with Global Defence Departments and Law Enforcement agencies, FORCE ORDNANCE continues this tradition of high-quality innovation, manufacturing and through-life support, to ensure that those on the front line of the nation’s defence, are always armed for success.

The Lightforce Australia Group of Companies has proven capabilities and experience through Nightforce Optics – a global provider of optic solutions for Defence forces – have guided our commitment towards delivering on five essential criteria:
      Reliability in the field and in training
      Operational availability
      Functional design and balance
      Flexibility as a modular weapon system
      Inter-operability across existing and planned ammunition types

Designed, Engineered and Manufactured in South Australia

FORCE ORDNANCE has partnered with world leading Military weapons manufacturer LMT to design, manufacture and develop small-arms systems in South Australia.

Their pedigree is one of dependability, durability and a battle-proven effectiveness in-service with key NATO and Commonwealth allies. The rigorously controlled, state-of-the-art manufacturing base not only ensures swift service and response but, importantly, serves to reinforce Australia’s sovereign capability and national security.

Australian Innovation

Our local innovation hub is a vital link in building domestic engineering skills and places our products in a strategically important global supply chain.

Local Manufacturing

Focused on all product portfolios, our systems of manufacturing are continually improved and developed to increase wealth in the state and provide sustainable distribution from raw materials to disposal.

Nightforce Optics

All Nightforce products are created to be Rugged. Reliable. Repeatable.™ These are strong words, but the product performance in real world applications prove them to be true. Nightforce riflescopes are used on six of seven continents in some of the most inhospitable environments on earth.

Nightforce didn’t start building scopes and expect people to find uses for them. Instead, they looked at real-world needs that were not being met by other optics manufacturers and created optimised products from the ground up. Nightforce has always designed the ultimate in precision instruments for its customers’ applications.

Lightforce Australia

With more than 35 years’ experience in the field of precision manufacturing, Lightforce has forged an international reputation for the design and manufacture of innovative vehicle and handheld professional lighting equipment.

Built around the framework of ISO 9001:2015 (International Quality Standards), our manufacturing capability and capacity is agile to ensure we meet the most challenging and ever changing market demands. Our design ethos is simply that “quality is designed in, not inspected in”.

No of Employees : 203
ACN : 069 439 774
ABN : 54 069 439 774
Year of Establishment : 1980


Quality Assurance

Maintaining the highest levels of quality, compliance and precision, the Lightforce Australia group of companies has achieved Quality Management System ISO 9001: 2015 (Design and Manufacturing).


Key Personnel

Business Development Manager, Force Ordnance:  Paul Mason
Business Development Manager, Force Ordnance:  Ben Lee
Chief Executive Officer, Lightforce Group:  AJ Jawhari

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