Serco Australia and Sayres Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore improved training delivery solutions and identify efficiencies to bolster Navy capability.
At a signing yesterday, Serco Defence Managing Director Clint Thomas said Serco and Sayres’ complementary capabilities and wealth of ‘at sea’ and ‘shore-based’ training experience will help Navy better prepare its personnel for duty.
“Serco has been providing high-quality simulator-based maritime warfare training and training support services on behalf of the RAN at HMAS Watson since 2003,” Thomas said. “We have a deep understanding of Navy’s training requirements, program challenges and future training developments, and our alliance with Sayres will allow us to design further improved solutions that will deliver the best possible outcomes for Navy personnel well into the future.”
Sayres Australia CEO Craig Powell said that with Navy embarking on constant evolution in warfare techniques and new technologies, it was important to ensure that Australia’s officers and sailors are empowered to unlock the full spectrum of operational capabilities that future systems offer.
“Together, Serco and Sayres aim to reimagine how, when, where, and why training is delivered and the technologies we can bring to Navy’s training requirements for optimal effectiveness, positioning Navy to remain ahead of changing technology solutions associated with the Government’s continuous shipbuilding strategy,” Powell said.