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Vipac Engineers and Scientists

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Company Information

Company Name
Vipac Engineers and Scientists
33 005 453 627
279 Normanby Rd, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Web Address

Company Data

Number of Employees
Is your company a small to medium enterprise (SME)?
Is your company a product or service orientated business?
Does your company currently supply directly to the ADF or Department of Defence?
Does your company currently supply directly to a Defence prime contractor?

Industry and Defence Engagement

Member of an industry group or association


The Australian Association of Acoustic Consultants.

Contact Information

Primary Point of Contact

Brad Coulter
Business Development Manager
08 8334 0900
0401 712 477

Company Capabilities

Company Capability

Company Overview

Vipac Engineers & Scientists Ltd is a 100% Australian Private Company governed by a Board of Directors led by the Chairman. The company has been in existence for nearly 50 years and continues to provide specialist Engineering and Consulting services to all sectors of industry, with a specific focus on supporting Defence requirements in Australia and overseas.

Vipac is a multi-award winning engineering company that continues to grow and invest in innovative processes, systems, products, solutions and R&D to the benefit of clients. Innovative investments include our own Wind Tunnel, a 30 tonne Four Wheel Vehicle Dyno, the development of an acoustic bearing monitor, pivotal development of Vibro-acoustic simulation software VA1, and the development and production of specialist environmental and vehicle test and monitoring equipment.

Established Land, Sea, Air and Space Defence capabilities for platform engineering range from support through to delivery of complete turn-key project solutions and include, Mechanical and Systems Engineering, Dynamics, Data Acquisition, Analysis, Measurement, Instrumentation, Testing, Modelling, Simulation, FEA, CFD, AnSys1, LS-Dyna, AutoSEA, with expertise in structures, structural dynamics, rotor dynamics, acoustics, vibration, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, system design, custom data acquisition and control systems, life extension, failure analysis, verification and validation testing, asset reliability, asset condition monitoring (HUMS) and management.

Vipac’s Defence & Systems Group offers a unique combination of design, analysis and testing services, providing system level solutions to complex problems in the defence, aerospace and maritime industries.
Showcase Capability

The Company Head Office in Melbourne co-ordinates and directs the activities of more than 100 Engineers, including many with PhD qualifications, through the individual State Office Managers and State Team Leaders who manage engineering teams, consisting of Project Engineers, Consulting Engineers and Senior Consulting Engineers, and are pivotal in communicating information and organising the development of staff and the allocation and co-ordination of resources and appropriate discipline Skill sets and Skill Levels for local and National projects through our major facilities around Australia, in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Vipac is very well placed and experienced to understand the Defence User Needs, Technical Requirements, Risks, Opportunities and Problem Solutions to support Defence capabilities. The structure of the company provides the flexibility and adaptability to enable the professional engineering resources, capability, and skill sets to be mobilised across our facilities to accommodate the short term and long-term requirements of client works and projects. Vipac personnel are therefore able to provide direct professional support of Defence in the Land, Sea, Air and Space Environments for the Skill Sets from our existing defence experience and capabilities, either from our facilities, or, direct to site.

Vipac’s Defence & Systems Group offers a unique combination of design, analysis and testing services, providing system level solutions to complex problems in the defence, aerospace and maritime industries.

Key Customers

Key customers
Tenix Defence Systems - Frigates, OPV’s, Anzac Ships, Sonar Self Noise - reduction of sonar dome flow generated noise levels: Computational Fluid Dynamics and Design Review.
Key Partners
National Insturments

Standards and Accreditations

Standards and Accreditations
Vipac is ISO9001:2015 Compliant and operates NATA accredited laboratories in Melbourne and Sydney, Registration No.676, with ISO 9001-17025 Laboratory Accreditation and AS/NZS 4801:2001. BS OHSAS 18001:2007, with a proven capability to provide an array of environmental test and certification services to Defence, including, MIL-STD-810 environmental qualification.

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