Defence and AMS Capabilities

AMC Search delivers a range of services to the Defence Industry. Please download our Defence Overview Presentation for an up-to-date description of the services that we deliver that include the following:


  • Large Ship Handling & Azipod Training
  • Small Vessel Masters Courses
  • Autonomous Maritime Systems: AUVs and USVs
  • Surf Zone Training
  • Survival Craft Training

Engineering and Simulations:

  • Autonomous Maritime Systems
  • CFD: ANSYS CFX, FLUENT, OpenFOAM and STAR-CCM+ on a high-performance cluster
  • Cavitation and Turbulent Flows for basic experimental modelling of cavitation with capabilities for modelling cavitation nucleation and inception, fluid-structure interaction and opto-mechanical flow diagnostic techniques
  • Vessel Seakeeping and Stability
  • Vessel Manoeuvring
  • Damage Resistance and Vulnerability
  • Power, Energy, Energy Density and Emissions Management
  • Digital twins, 3D and VR applications
  • Test & Evaluation

Autonomous Maritime Systems Test and Evaluation Centre (AMS-TEC)

AMC Search manages AMS-TEC, Australia's Centre of excellence for T&E of AMS technologies including access to multiple environments, Wet/Dry Labs and a purpose built 6.5m catamaran designed to support AMS deployments, trials and testing.

AMS-TEC also provides exclusive access to a range of testing sites. Each site provides an opportunity to test AMS technologies in a range of environments including sheltered, high energy, stratified and strong tidal conditions. Download our AMS-TEC brochure for more information.