Huntsman Defence Receives State Police Suppressor Order

29 April 2021



Contact: Rob Woods
Phone: +61 (0)7 3558 1362
Email: [email protected]


Townsville, QLD – April 2021.

Huntsman Defence (Huntsman) is pleased to announce that it has received an order from a State Police Force for 47 Oceania Defence Ratchet Lock HyFlow Suppressors. The Oceania Defence suppressors are known for their cutting-edge technology and have been making waves in the industry.

The ordered suppressors are a revolutionary sound suppression safety device. Two separate functional groups within the police organisation will employ the suppressor. The State Police Oceania Defence Suppressor model ordered is a quick attach/detach, patented “dual flow” variant. The design is monolithic, lightweight, and has been praised for its exceptional performance and durability.

Huntsman Defence Managing Director Rob Woods explained, “Australian Law Enforcement end-users continue to seek the latest in suppressor technology. The Oceania Defence Suppressors represent exactly that. The Oceania Defence Suppressor has again been selected after a rigorous Government test and evaluation process against some of the biggest names in the industry”. The Ratchet Lock HyFlow suppressors are available in Inconel 718 and Titanium 6Al4V source material. This means that they are not only durable and long-lasting but also lightweight, making them ideal for use in a range of different operational applications.

“The Oceania Defence Suppressor is an ideal solution for law enforcement agencies seeking to upgrade their equipment and maintain value for money. The selected Oceania Defence Suppressor model will increase community and officer safety and have minimal impact on the life-cycle-cost of the host firearm. That makes the value for money offering so much more,” he said.

The State Police organisation has requested that certain procurement details remain confidential. “Oceania Defence suppressors continue to receive high praise from law enforcement agencies in Australia and around the world. The exceptional performance, weight, and durability of the suppressors are particularly desireable to professional end users. Additionally, the minimal increase to gas pressures inside the host firearm provides a range of unique benefits. It directly correlates to minimal increase to wear and tear on the internal working parts. The characteristic translates to lower ownership costs for the organisation and positively impacts the long-term value for money equation. The reduced gas pressures inside the firearms also benefits the officer, through less disturbance from gases in the face, as well as less increase in felt recoil,” said Mr. Woods.

Oceania Defence Ltd is a New Zealand based manufacturer of advanced firearms suppressors. World-first, innovative, 3D selective laser melted technology is employed in the Oceania Defence production process. The use of patented 3D selective laser melted suppressor technology enables the manufacture of a unique monolithic suppressor with integral baffle structure as a one-piece design for the best strength-to-weight ratio.

“We are excited to partner with the State Police Force to provide the Oceania Defence Suppressor. The procurement will contribute to a tangible impact to community and police officer safety. We’re confident that the State Police Oceania Defence Suppressor model selected will exceed expectations,” Mr Woods concluded.

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 a 100 percent Australian private, veteran owned 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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