PMB Defence Engineering employee Bradley Barrett has been selected as a Power and Propulsion Engineer for the Future Submarine IPT. He joins Phil Prosser of PMB and a handpicked group of highly experienced professionals as the IPT gathers momentum.
The Future Submarine program is a multi-billion dollar initiative to deliver 12 highly capable conventional submarines to the Royal Australian Navy. Government has been considering four options for the Future Submarine program:
- Military off the shelf design
- Modified Military off the shelf design
- Evolved Collins Class
- Bespoke Design
The IPT has specifically been set up to begin the pre-concept phase of the future submarine program, including investigation of cost and capability options. The output to be used as part of the first pass approval process for this nation building project. Bradley has been contracted to the IPT until early 2015 during which he will work full time on helping develop Option 4. This appointment further confirms PMB Defence has a significant role to play in Australia’s Future Submarine capability.
PMB Defence Engineering is a Division of the PMB Defence Group of companies, whose operations are situated in the Techport Australia precinct at Osborne.