Sailors benefit from industry secondments

This article has a video attachmentPublished on Mr James McPherson (author), Ms Kerrie Moore (author), Wildbear TV (videographer)

Location(s): Fleet Base East, Sydney

Topic(s): Fleet Base East, Fleet Support Unit

RAN members, hosted by industry partner Thales, participating in the Navy FSU Technical Mastery Secondment Program at Fleet Base East. (photo: )
RAN members, hosted by industry partner Thales, participating in the Navy FSU Technical Mastery Secondment Program at Fleet Base East.

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: