Civmec has invested in shipbuilding and sustainment capability with a new 70-metre high hall supporting marine, defence and resources sectors located in Henderson, Western Australia. The new ship assembly hall makes it one of the largest fabrication workshops in Australia.
Shipbuilder Civmec and marine services specialist Serco have joined forces in pursuit of the LAND 8710 Phase 1A program that will deliver the next generation landing craft or littoral maneuver vessels for the Australian Army. This is a medium class vessel capable of shipping Army’s future vehicles in riverine and shore environments. The team designed the ‘Oboe’ littoral maneuver vessel medium (LMV-M) to meet the needs of the ADF - LAND 8710-1A program.
Serco, Civmec partner on LAND 8710 with new joint venture - Defence Connect
Defence Industry Hosts Sought
The Defence Industry Internship Program (DIIP) and QTAC matches small to medium defence industry organisations with 3rd and 4th year engineering students for a 12-week (450 hour) internship. Host employers will access to university undergraduates nearing the completion of their degrees who have been carefully matched to business requirements, bringing with them a range of skills in new technologies and current research. Employers will receive $515 per week for hosting an intern, with additional subsidies available for the intern’s wages.
Hosts are being sought for this years’ intake. If you are interested in being a host organisation click here for more information on what is required and to read the eligibility requirements. Applications close 31 May 2022 with internships commencing between mid-November and the end of January 2023.