NIOA has partnered with one of many world’s main weapons programs producers to offer a mission-critical rifle ancillary carried by New Zealand’s elite army forces and police. SureFire is famend worldwide for making high-performance illumination and tactical instruments for particular operations items, together with the US Particular Operations Command (USSOCOM). Based within the US in 2002, SureFire’s Suppressor Division was awarded the coveted USSOCOM contracts for suppressors and muzzle gadgets early of their inception. Over years of brutal frontline service, SureFire has refined Sir Hiram Maxim’s authentic design, coupling it with fashionable supplies and superior machining processes to provide the world’s most interesting subsequent era weapons suppressors.

Barry Dueck, vice chairman of SureFire’s Suppressor Division, mentioned: “We’re happy to hitch with NIOA in New Zealand and sit up for persevering with our mission to offer our allied defence and regulation enforcement clients with the highest-quality gear.”


NIOA Regional Enterprise Supervisor (New Zealand) Fraser Winskill , an 18-year NZDF veteran, mentioned the corporate had signed an settlement with US-based SureFire to produce the New Zealand Defence Pressure and NZ Police with rifle suppressors. The NIOA distribution contract was to assist in-service and future acquisitions of sound suppressors and muzzle gadgets. I’ve personally used SureFire suppressors on deployment and coaching with the NZDF. Their repute speaks for itself.”

SureFire suppressors are trusted by elite army forces around the globe. They ship an unsurpassed mixture of sound attenuation, muzzle flash discount and mud signature mitigation.

NIOA in New Zealand helps the NZDF and NZPOL by means of numerous weapons programs together with private safety weapons, sniper and anti-materiel rifle programs and ancillaries, a big selection of hand and particular results grenades, night-fighting gear and optical programs. NIOA in New Zealand represents a number of the world’s famend firearm and ammo producers together with Savage, Federal, and just lately added Remington arms and ammunition to the line-up. NIOA keep and train reach-back preparations with our engineering and technical assist companions to offer specialised design, evaluation and check providers for the weapons programs we provide and assist. The corporate amenities are distinctive and supply specialised providers and merchandise to Defence and Legislation Enforcement businesses throughout Australia and New Zealand.

NIOA was based in Queensland, Australia 50 years in the past on connections to the sporting, leisure and looking markets. It’s now the main privately-owned provider of firearms, weapons and ammunition in Australia. The corporate efficiently built-in Auckland-based Sportways Distributors into the group in April. NIOA is a 100% Australian Prime Contractor specialising within the provision and assist of weapon programs and built-in soldier programs specializing in shut fight, particular operations, direct fireplace, in-direct fireplace, goal recognition/ identification, suppression and neutralisation, coaching and drive safety. The corporate provide and assist a big selection of small arms, medium calibre and enormous calibre munitions, particular operate grenades and pyrotechnics, and vanguard pistol programs, sighting programs and carriage options.