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Industry Capability Network (ICN). The defence sector is all about having the right connections.

ICN makes it easier for you to do business in the defence sector in Australia and New Zealand. We provide the pivotal connection between major defence projects and the best suppliers in the region.

We work with local suppliers and project managers to take the cost and time out of the procurement process. And with powerful tools like ICN Gateway, a database containing more than 50,000 supplier records, we can make certain you’ll never miss an opportunity to build the perfect partnership.

Our independent vendor identification, our specialist industry knowledge, and our tailored service, makes ICN the first choice for project owners looking to engage best of breed suppliers.

And with more than 100 technical consultants across Australia and New Zealand, ICN has all the knowledge and experience you’ll need to find suppliers to meet your exact technical specifications.

ICN receives funding from state and federal governments. This means that our services are available at little to no cost. We give you the suppliers’ contact details free of charge – then you deal with them directly.

We can also help you with:

  • compliance with local and Australian industry policy and participation plans
  • supply chain development
  • identification of joint ventures, partnerships and technology transfers
  • research for tariff concession and Enhanced Project By-law Scheme (EPBS) applications
  • the creation of tender specifications.

ICN has 25 years experience in connecting buyers to the right suppliers. So if you need the best defence suppliers, contact ICN.

And if you’re a local supplier looking for new business, make sure you register with ICN.

For further information, go to or call your local ICN consultant on 1300 961 139 or +61 2 6285 2033 (international callers).