ABOUT US

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Public Ex-Military SALES

Established in 2012, Australian Frontline Machinery (AFM) is the exclusive seller of Ex-Military equipment direct from Australian Defence Force (ADF).

We sell Ex-Military vehicles, vessels, aircraft, industrial, construction & medical equipment, spare parts & general equipment that have been demilitarised, sanitised and prepared for Public Auction or Expressions of Interest.

We offer civilians the unique opportunity to own a piece of Australian Military history, with items built to Military specifications. All Items are available to view online, with images, descriptions and inspections available during allocated times.

HISTORY

This timeline captures the history of AFM operations, from auctioning Australian Ex-Military Vehicles to Expressions of Interest for Ex-Military Ships, Aircraft & everything in between.

2012

Australian Frontline Machinery (AFM) commenced operation in the Sydney Suburb of Minto, offering the public a chance to bid and win Australian Ex-Military Vehicles via online Auction.

OPENING

2016

AFM begun offering Industrial/ Plant Machinery, Spare Parts, & General Ex-Military items. In the years following, the first Ex-Military Vessels & Aircraft were made available through AFM Auctions & EOI.

EXPANDED RANGE

2019

Operations moved to Bandiana, NSW & due to the increase in items being offered for sale. Primary operations moved to Thurgoona, NSW, accommodating the space required.

RELOCATION

2020 - 2023

Special projects begun to increase across Land, Sea, & Air, including Manitowoc Cranes, Turboprop Aircraft, Gliders, Helicopters, Coastal Ships, International Vehicle Auctions & more.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2023 - 2024

The Mighty Ex-Military Unimog was in the spotlight with the launch of a National campaign showcasing their capabilities. Continuation of Special Projects including Railway Wagons, Vessels and Aerial Surveying & Digital Mapping Equipment.

CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

HISTORY

This timeline captures the history of AFM operations, from auctioning Australian Ex-Military Vehicles to Expressions of Interest for Ex-Military Ships, Aircraft & everything in between.

2012

Australian Frontline Machinery (AFM) commenced operation in the Sydney Suburb of Minto, offering the public a chance to bid and win Australian Ex-Military Vehicles via online Auction.

OPENING

2016

AFM begun offering Industrial/ Plant Machinery, Spare Parts, & General Ex-Military items. In the years following, the first Ex-Military Vessels & Aircraft were made available through AFM Auctions & EOI.

EXPANDED RANGE

2019

Operations moved to Bandiana, NSW & due to the increase in items being offered for sale. Primary operations moved to Thurgoona, NSW, accommodating the space required.

RELOCATION

2020 - 2023

Special projects begun to increase across Land, Sea, & Air, including Manitowoc Cranes, Turboprop Aircraft, Gliders, Helicopters, Coastal Ships, International Vehicle Auctions & more.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2023 - 2024

The Mighty Ex-Military Unimog was in the spotlight with the launch of a National campaign showcasing their capabilities. Continuation of Special Projects including Railway Wagons, Vessels and Aerial Surveying & Digital Mapping Equipment.

CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

HOW TO BUY

All our genuine Australian Ex-Military items are sold via online auction. Auctions are held roughly once a month at various locations around Australia. 

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