State Police Rapid Response Group Adopt Daniel Defense as Primary Rifle

12 November 2019



Contact: Rob Woods
Phone: +61 (0)7 3117 2654
Email: [email protected]


Townsville, QLD – November 2019 – Huntsman Aus Pty Ltd (Huntsman), a supplier of equipment, services and solutions to Government, announces the delivery of custom Daniel Defense rifles and accessories under a contract to supply an undisclosed State Police Group.

The customised Daniel Defense rifle was selected as the primary rifle replacement for the officers of the police rapid response group.

“The Huntsman Defence business division is excited to deliver the custom Daniel Defense rifle to the police rapid response group and to be adding more Daniel Defense rifles to their existing supported fleet,” Huntsman Aus managing director Rob Woods said.

“We look forward to continuing the strong partnership with the commencement of through-life support being offered to the existing fleet.”

“The customised rifle variant is operationally proven rifle, in Australia and internationally.”

“I am confident that officers who are issued the rifle now have the very best tool for the protection of the community.”

The customised Daniel Defense rifle includes a range of options selected by another group within the same State Police Force.

“The delivery of these rifles marks the continued growth of the national Daniel Defense fleet that Huntsman Defence currently supports,” Mr Woods said.

“Daniel Defense has fast become the most trusted brand by Australian Law Enforcement for high risk and critical incidents.

“We appreciate the trust placed in our organisation to deliver these solutions and look forward to continuing to support Australian Law Enforcement through the provision of first-class firearms and through-life support.”

About Huntsman Defence

Huntsman Defence is a dedicated government sales division of Huntsman Aus. The role of the government sales team is to supply equipment, services and solutions that enhance the survivability and lethality of close combatants and special forces and increases the safety of law enforcement first responders in Australia and the immediate region. The business is veteran-owned and a 100 percent Australian private enterprise. Huntsman has established partnerships with a variety of first-class international manufacturers to support the delivery of world-leading equipment and equipment-based solutions to government end-users.


For more information on how Huntsman Defence can support the mission of your agency, unit, or department, please contact the team on +61 (0)7 3558 1362 or via the form on the Huntsman Defence website contact us page.


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