About Nioa


NIOA is Australia’s leading privately owned small arms supplier with access to extensive international resources and capabilities.

Established in 1973, NIOA has grown to become Australia’s largest privately-owned supplier of small arms to the commercial, law enforcement and military markets. 

Representing in excess of 50 international partners, NIOA is a strong and reliable Australian portal to some of the world’s biggest and most innovative defence companies. Our partners’ resources cover the functional spectrum of research and development, project management, manufacture, logistics, planning, finance, quality management, marketing and legal.   It is these resources that we draw upon to provide exceptional commercial and technical support for our Australian commercial, law enforcement and military customers.

NIOA is fully licenced and accredited, including DSM accredited security and ISO9001:2008 accreditation for the marketing, importation, distribution, integration, and through-life support, including management of procurement and supply contracts for firearms, weapons systems, ammunition and related products for the Commercial, Law Enforcement and Military markets.