Military Vehicle Centre Of Excellence (MILVEHCOE)

Client:
Queensland Government

Time:
March 2018 – Mid 2020

Key Features:

Rheinmetall Defence Australia was awarded the Department of Defence’s $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 project to supply the Australian Army with its next generation of combat reconnaissance vehicles.

Rheinmetall Defence Australia is relocating its Australia-New Zealand Headquarters to Redbank, Ipswich, and is establishing a MILVEHCOE that will deliver the 211 Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicles under the LAND 400 Phase 2 contract and Rheinmetall’s other defence projects.

RCP’s role involves the development of a concept master programme, review of contractor’s design and construction programme, audit programming services, carrying out monthly program monitoring/status inspections and monthly status reporting.

Watpac has secured the managing contractor role to construct the facility, which is currently on programme for delivery in 2020.