Providing specialist services

Providing specialist services to Australian and International Defence organisations, BEAK’s core business is the maintenance and repair of helicopter landing and recovery equipment, flight deck fittings and visual landing aids used on warships.

BEAK  manufactures the only Australian designed and made aircraft Ground Power Units (GPUs) and tarmac cable handling systems. There are over 400 BEAK GPUs in service throughout the world.


Other services provided by BEAK include:

  • Testing and certification on RAN vessels of RAST, ASIST, HRS, SGSI, VLA (visual landing aids), marine hangar doors, 400Hz and communications systems.;
  • Maintenance of Defence sound-powered and powered communication systems, together with design, sourcing, implementation and certification of electrical systems as a registered electrical contractor;
  • Provision of RAST training to RAN personnel; and
  • Maintenance and repair of marine waste management systems.
  • Calibration and repair of electronic test equipment, military RF firing systems, Explosive Ordnance Disposal ROV/RPVs, portable and fixed X-Ray systems.


BEAK’s technicians have been providing the services listed below since 1993 and they are the most competent and experienced personnel in their area of expertise in Australia. BEAK’s responsiveness and versatility ensures that technical support and maintenance can be undertaken in-house, remotely or on site anywhere in the world.

  • Recovery Assist Secure and Traverse (RAST)
  • Aircraft Ship Integrated Secure and Traverse System (ASIST)
  • Multi- Aircraft Nose Tail Integrated System (MANTIS) ship-borne aircraft handler
  • Horizon Reference Systems (HRS)
  • Stabilised Glide Slope Indicator Systems (SGSI)
  • Infrared Suppression Systems
  • Aircraft Securing Components
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Telecommunications Systems
  • Lifting and Shifting Equipment
  • Waste Management
  • Safety Systems
  • Robotics
  • X Ray systems
  • Remote firing systems
  • Calibration services
  • Aircraft towing equipment
  • Maritime Visual Landing Aids

BEAK Capabilities

  • Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Systems Engineering Support
  • Project Management
  • Turn-Key Sustainment Solutions
  • Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) – On/Off Site Turn-Key Sustainment Solutions
  • Global Field Services
  • Marine Aviation Certification
  • Test & Certification
  • Training
  • Supply Chain Management and 3PL
  • UAV / ROV

BEAK Trade/Skill Sets

  • Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Hydraulics
  • Robotics
  • Electrical
  • Radio and Communications
  • Certified Trainers
  • Logistics, Warehouse and 3PL Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Chartered Accountant
  • UAV / ROV