Organisation Overview

Arrow Electronics specialises in the distribution and value-added services relating to high-reliability Mil-Spec Space tolerant electronic components, sensors, semiconductor, PEMCO, specialized cabling, and connectors from the world’s most recognized global electronic component manufacturers.

Arrow Electronics services 295 offices with 41 distribution centres; supporting our Aerospace, Defence, Maritime & Space Primes / Subprime / SMEs and Design Engineer clients globally and is ranked No. 109 in the 2019 Fortune 500 list of the largest USA corporations.

Arrow Electronics Pty Ltd Australia / NZ provides industry-leading local technical expertise and knowledge from Presales Technical Engineers/Solution Specialist with access to Global Mfg. Engineers and strategic defence grade resources, addressing the critical functions and requirements in demanding applications to the Australian and New Zealand markets, taking your business to the next level. From sensor to sunset.

Expertise and Capabilities

Arrow Electronics is the world’s largest specialised distributor of Mil-spec/ Space tolerant electronic components with industry-leading secure supply chain management solutions. Arrows Field Application Engineers support Major Global Defence, Space, Electronic Warfare UAV and Aerospace industry primes and subprime in the design and delivery of their innovative solutions.

Arrow maintains stringent global supply chain compliance with quality assurance accreditation and SAE-G19 Aerospace Standard/Compliance – Counterfeit Electronic – Counterfeit Electronic Parts (AS55553:2013 / AS6496:2014 / AS6174:2014 / AS6171A:2018) certifications, removing the risk and eliminating counterfeit electronic parts from entering your supply chain. Arrow is a franchised distributor with global access to the 965+ of the world’s leading electronics mfg., allowing for Arrow to supply CoC – ‘Certificates of Conformance’ were required for purposes of traceability, advising country of origin where the authentic OEM electronic parts are manufactured. Arrow Electronics is a listed supplier in the SA Defence and Defence registry.

Unique Selling Points

Arrow Electronics is an authorised distributor of 1.2 millions electronic components across 965+ Largest Global OEM Component Manufacturers. Arrows has 18 x Sales FAE/FSE Engineers through ANZ supporting your design and component requirements in addition to providing expert support for:

  • PEMCO- Passive Electromechanical and lightweight Connector Components
  • Advanced systems & mission-critical electronic components Semiconductors / Sensors / Connectors
  • Space – Ruggedized Radiation Tolerant Electronic Components and Technology (Global Leading OEM/OCM Mfg)
    a. Rad-Tolerant AVR® and ARM® Microcontrollers & Flash-based FPGAs/SOCs
    b. Electronic Speed Controllers and Surveillance Transceivers
    c. Space Data Converter – Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog Converters
    d. Space Clocking – Phase Synthesisers / Prescaler
    e. SATCOM Control / Flight Control / Gimbal Control
    f. Space RF – Switches / DSA – Digital Step Attenuators
    g. Lightweight Space Grade Cabling, Fibre Optic Cable and Connectors
  • Certified Electronic Solutions – Rad-Tolerant AVR® and ARM® Microcontrollers / FPGA’s, Radar, Sonar, RF & Microwave, Piezoelectric Accelerometer, and latest Communication solutions
  • Space Grade High-Performance Fiber Optic Cable, Wiring and Harnessing solutions (Arrow specialises in Mil-PRF, and Space Certified solutions Glenair, Amphenol
  • Space and MI-PRF High-Performance Fiber Optic Cable, Wiring Harnessing Solutions and Assembly – Fibre Optics, Comms, Electrical and High-Speed Data Cabling solutions direct from global OEM Manufacturers – (Glenair, Vishay, Samtec, Amphenol, TE, Molex, Raychem, Carlisle, Nexans Draka Filca, and Prysmian Group)
  • Mission Critical Flight Components, UAV, Precision GTC – Geo-Targeting Components
  • Board Level Components, PCB & Embedded Solutions
  • PCB Mfg & Die Storage Services


  • Complimentary Engineering Support – Components / Application / Services
  • ECCN (Export Control Classification Number) – Management
  • ASA – Arrow Supply Assurance SM
  • VMI – Vendor Managed Inventory Component Modification Services
  • Customised Programming – Embedded
  • PCB Supported Mfg. & Die Storage Services
  • Tape n Reel and Re-Reeling
  • RoHS -BGA Re-balling conversion (SnPb)
  • Arrow Customized Cable Assembly


Certified Experts – Our team is qualified and certified to help you with your ADM&S Aerospace, Defence, Maritime and Space projects and product designs. Arrow Electronics maintains a variety of regional and global certifications such as:

  • ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9120:2002 third-party certified
  • ISO 14001 – Compliant Environmental programs
  • SAE/G19 Standards – Counterfeit Electronic – Counterfeit Electronic Parts Certified
    • AS5553:2013 standardises the requirements, practices, and methods to reduce counterfeit parts entering the supply chain.
    • AS6496:2014 -Fraudulent /Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition Authorized/Franchised Distribution August 2014
    • AS6174:2014 – Counterfeit Materiel; Assuring Acquisition of Authentic and Conforming Material
    • AS6171A:2018 – Standard detects suspect counterfeit electronic parts

  • ITAR registered
  • JESD 3-compliant as a stocking distributor for Defence, Space and commercial, industrial Hi-Rel Electronic Components
  • QSLD-certified through DLA Land and Maritime (DSCC)
  • Member JEDEC 13, GIDEP, ECIA, AIA & SAEG19

Members of

  • SAE’s G19 – Committee Member (Arrow ZEUS)
  • JEDEC 13 – open standards for the microelectronics industry
  • GIDEP – Government-Industry Data Exchange Program
  • ECIA – Electronic Components Industry Association


  • Advanced Systems & Components
  • Aerospace Certified Solutions – Rad-Tolerant AVR® and ARM® Microcontrollers / FPGA’s
  • Antenna/Ground Station Component or Material Supplier
  • Board Level Components & Embedded Solutions
  • Component and Material Supply
  • Earth Observation Services & Applications
  • Electrical Fiber Optic Mil-PRF Circular Connectors
  • Ground Segment Subsystem & Equipment Supplier
  • MC Flight and Precision Target Components
  • Other
  • PEMCO- Mil-Spec Passive Electromechanical
  • Radar
  • RF & Microwave
  • Satellite Navigation Service & Applications
  • Sonar
  • Space grade lightweight Hi-Perf – Cabling
  • Space Subsystem Supply
  • Specialized Connectors and Cable Assembly
  • Specialized Electronics Distribution & Supply Chain Management Services
  • System Engineering and Technical Support
  • Technical Support Services

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