Company Overview

Hephaestus Global is a precision aerospace manufacturing and technology development group engaged in acquisition and sustainment activities for complex mechanical systems across air, land, sea and space domains.

As Australia’s most advanced hypersonic components manufacturer, Hephaestus Global has over 30 years’ experience in producing defence systems, including:

• Rocket engine assemblies
• Aircraft aerostructures
• Submarine valves & periscopes
• Weapon systems components
• Communication technologies

Established in 1979, Toolcraft Aerospace Manufacturing (TAM) is an Approved Supplier for DST Group and many Defence primes. TAM provides secure (ITAR compliant) low-risk global supply chain solutions.

Established in 2020, Toolcraft Defence Technologies (TDT) has partnered with leading research institutions to develop next generation technologies. TDT aims to build sovereign capabilities in the fields of high-energy discharge, hypersonic rocket manufacturing processes and laser integration systems.

Products and Services

Hephaestus Global is an Australian owned aerospace manufacturing and technology development company. Specialising in complex mechanical system integration, Toolcraft Aerospace Manufacturing provides engineering services in the following areas to the defence, aviation, space, hypersonics, electronics, medical, mining and renewable energy industries:

• CNC machining and grinding
• CNC laser cutting, turret punching and folding
• EDM cutting and eroding
• CMM metrology
• Fabrication
• Assembly
• Integration
• 3D printing

Core expertise enabling service delivery include:

• Mechanical design and engineering
• Turnkey product development
• Project management
• Rapid prototyping
• Painting and plating
• Packaging and logistics

Our quality management system is accredited to AS9100D + ISO9001 and our manufacturing capabilities extend from bespoke one-off parts to mass production full-component assemblies and subsystems.


Group accreditations and certifications include:

• Aerospace – AS9100
• Quality – ISO9001
• Medical – ISO13485
• Defence – NCAGE / ITAR
• Cybersecurity – DISP / AISA
• Improvement – SC21 / SCIP

Major Projects

Other Projects

Loyal Wingman R&D Program
HIFIRE Hypersonics Program



  • Ceramic Product Manufacturing
  • Computer and Electronic Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
  • Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing
  • Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
  • Other Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
  • Polymer Product Manufacturing
  • Primary Metal and Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Professional and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing
  • Pump, Compressor, Heating and Ventilation Equipment Manufacturing
  • Specialised Machinery and Equipment Manufactur