Fire Protection & Rescue


TAE Aerospace is the Collins Aerospace authorised representative for Kidde Aerospace fire protection equipment and a range of other Collins Aerospace OEM products in Australia, New Zealand and much of Asia.  We operate as a Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for these services across the Defence and Commercial Aviation customer base.

Defence Support

We provide sales, product support and maintenance, and repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Kidde fire protection equipment and suppression systems.  Our experienced team in Melbourne supports a range of Defence aerospace platforms including:

  • C-130J Hercules
  • C-17A Globemaster
  • C-27J Spartan
  • KC-30A MRTT
  • F/A-18F Super Hornet
  • EA-18G Growler
  • E-7A Wedgetail
  • P-8A Poseidon

and military ground vehicles including:

  • M1 Abrams
  • Bushmaster
  • Hawkeii
  • M88 Hercules
  • ASLAV
  • NZLAV
  • Boxer
Commercial Support

Our operations supports a wide range of commercial aviation customers including Australia’s major airlines.  Our Kidde fire protection and suppression systems support the following aircraft types:

  • B717
  • B737
  • B777
  • B787
  • Dash 8 Q400
  • A330
  • A320
  • Saab 340
Winslow Life Rafts

We are also the Regional Service Centre for Winslow life rafts, providing Defence and Commercial customers with MRO, sales and product support for aviation and maritime rafts.