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VEEM Ltd | Defence

For 50 years VEEM has been pushing the boundaries of engineering manufacturing and innovation across the marine, mining and defence industries across the world.

Since entering the defence sector​ in​ 1987, VEEM Ltd has ​delivered​ over $200 Million ​of defence ​contracts, ranging from manufacturing and servicing the Oberon class submarine valves through to the propulsion system for the new Pacific patrol boats, currently under construction.

VEEM ​has always ​pushe​d​ the boundaries of ​technology, continuously ​innovat​i​ng​ and ​improving its ​engineering manufacturing ​expertise. Th​is approach has been rigorously applied to all its high-technology products for the marine, mining and defence sectors​,​ out-performing competitors at every step.

VEEM has a continuous research and development program with high levels of intellectual property protection. VEEM works closely with its existing clients to develop new products ​and solutions using ​the best available technology to meet the market requirements.

Our naval architecture and mechanical engineering teams draw from experience in a wide range of market sectors, resulting in the ability to de​velop​ ​world leading technology that is now available in all its products and services. ​ VEEM’s ​modern manufacturing ​facilities consist of four workshops covering 14,700m2 and surrounding land.

VEEM operates the ​world’s most advanced propeller manufacturing facility and the ​largest non-ferrous foundry in Australia, with up to 25 tonne crane capacity.

VEEM’s internal processes are pre-approved by ​several​ classification societies without third party inspection. With VEEM’s quality management system and N.A.T.A.(National Association of Testing Authorities) accreditation, you can rely on VEEM products even in the most demanding service environments.

VEEM Ltd has worked on the following projects:

  • Oberon Class Submarines
  • Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB) first series
  • Destroyer Escorts DE’s
  • Fremantle Class Patrol Boats
  • ANZAC Frigates
  • Collins Class Submarines
  • Joint High Speed Vessels
  • Littoral Combat Ships (USA)
  • Armidale Patrol Boats (AUS)
  • Cape Class Patrol Boats
  • Air Warfare Destroyers
  • Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB) second series
  • Supacat High mobility off road vehicles
  • Government of Kuwait Fisheries Patrol Vessel

Company Profile

VEEM Ltd is a designer and manufacturer of disruptive, high-technology marine propulsion and stabilization systems for the global luxury motor yacht, fast ferry, commercial workboat and defence industries.

VEEM’s market leading Gyrostabilizers significantly reduce the rolling motion of vessels in waves, increasing on-sea time and improving personnel safety and efficiency in a wide range of ocean conditions.

VEEM is also a successful producer of high-performance propellers, fin systems and specialised components delivering consistent profits, cash flow and dividends while also reinvesting in research and development for new products and processes.

Proudly headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, VEEM operates from a 14,700sqm purpose-built fabrication and manufacturing facility, including Australia’s largest non-ferrous foundry. VEEM employs approximately 180 staff in Australia, including graduates and apprentices, and maintains a highly skilled research and development team in-house. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in business in 2018, VEEM listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2016.

Download VEEM’s Defence Data-sheet 

Engineering on Demand


ACN: 008 944 009

T: +61 8 9455 9355
F: +61 8 9455 9333

Head Office:
22 Baile Rd,
Canning Vale, WA 6155

PO Box 1542,
Canning Vale, WA 6970

For defence enquiries please contact

David Johnston

Phone +61 (0) 8 9455 9309


Download VEEM’s Defence Data-sheet