Navy’s Fleet Support Unit regularly outplaces members with a variety of Defence industry partners to share skills and experience. Individuals and industry partners benefit from the program and it is proving a popular and successful initiative. Personnel are seconded to develop technical mastery in fields that are not available in Navy’s workshops, increasing Navy’s capability and developing lasting relationships with the industry base that supports Navy’s capability.
In Sydney at Navy’s Fleet Base East, industry partner Thales is currently hosting a number of FSU posted sailors across a variety of technical disciplines. This short video is a snapshot of the experience: