Cobham Flight Operations and Services Australia is an international company engaged in the delivery of aerospace and defence technology and systems.
Based at Adelaide Airport, it is the parent of National Jet and National Air Support, which together employ more than 1,100 people at 18 locations around Australia and the Pacific region and operate nearly 50 aircraft.
National Jet is Australia's largest provider of contracted air transport services, providing passenger and freight services for blue chip clients such as Qantas, Australian Air Express, Rio Tinto and Santos.
National Air Support operates the world's largest aerial civil maritime surveillance program, Project Sentinel, which is valued in excess of $1 billion and is under contract to the Australian Border Protection Command Coastwatch program.
Cobham’s products and services have played pivotal roles in world events from the Berlin airlift in 1948 to the United States and European space programs, and in relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Haiti earthquake in 2010.
The company has three divisions employing more than 11,000 people on five continents, with customers and partners in more than 100 countries.