WILLIAMTOWN, NSW Australia – November 2016 – MILSKIL Pty Ltd, an operational training services provider and Strategic partner to the Royal Australian Air Force, announced today its plans to establish its Corporate Headquarters and Newcastle Operations Business hub at the Williamtown Aerospace Centre (WAC) – Technology Place. The facility is located adjacent to RAAF Base Williamtown, two hours north of Sydney, Australia.
The Milskil Headquarters, located in Building E within the Williamtown Aerospace Centre, is due to be completed in May 2017, with occupancy scheduled shortly thereafter. The facility will be the Corporate Headquarters for a business that provides operational training to Defence and the civil emergency sector clients across Australia. It will also house the operational business elements for its Newcastle based services. Milskil was founded in 2001 as a 100% Australian owned Professional Services company that focusses on high-end operational capability. They have been recognised as the only Strategic partner of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for the delivery of Air Combat related training.
Milskil provides simulated and synthetic training and ground school to Australian military aircrew on Classic Hornet, Super Hornet, Growler and Hawk Lead-in-Fighter aircraft. They also provide realistic operational training for Joint Terminal Attack Controllers, Electronic Warfare specialists and Air Battle Managers from the airborne Wedgetail and ground-based Vigilare communities within the RAAF. Milskil has also supported aerial firefighting services in the civil emergency sector.
Milskil is proud to be founded and operating in the Hunter region and continues to grow and deliver more operationally focused training to a wide range of government and non-government clients. The move into the Williamtown Aerospace Centre represents another milestone in Milskil’s growth, while also supporting an increase to the already outstanding services it offers its clients.
For more about Milskil services and clients, visit: www.milskil.com
Director, James Garvey commented, “We are pleased to welcome Milskil who have chosen Technology Place at the Williamtown Aerospace Centre as their new headquarters building for their expanding business. We have worked closely with their team locally over a number of years so it is promising to see this company commit to moving to the estate for their future prosperity. The Williamtown Aerospace Centre is proving itself as Australia’s premier defence technology estate with mature and growing firms like Milskil establishing at the precinct.
About the Williamtown Aerospace Centre –Technology Place
The Williamtown Aerospace Centre (WAC) enables organisations to be part of Australia’s national and international Defence Technology capability. Technology Place, is currently comprised of two completed buildings with a third building due for occupancy from April 2016. Each facility has been custom designed to suit tenants’ requirements in fulfilment of ongoing Department of Defence contracts. Each property has been built to meet Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) ready Intruder Resistant Area. All tenancies at Technology Place have access to Defence Secure Networks (subject to Defence approvals).
Technology Place is located off the gateway to Newcastle Airport and Williamtown Drive – which enables businesses to be located with other aerospace and air industry companies, and adjacent to Australia’s largest operating Air Force base, RAAF Williamtown and Newcastle Airport for ease of access all over Australia.
Newcastle City Council
Tourism and Economic Development Services | Planning and Regulatory
Phone: +61 2 4974 2000
James Garvey | Director
Mobile: 0407 200 798