LMUK graduates took the students on a tour of the company's local facilities, highlighting the Prototype Model Shop, the Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme and the production workshops.
To further excite students about a career in manufacturing, LMUK hosted an engineering exercise, which saw the students design and build a small vehicle which must support an egg while being towed over rough terrain.
Half of LMUK
is owned by chairman and founder Keith Mills and 10% by management.
spokeswoman said: 'Our technical experts say this was a one-off and there is no way his details could have been shown to someone else.'
Raced by LMUK Ampthill employee Izzy Prater, the car completed the course with only one battery change, finishing fourth in the Corporate Challenge and 22nd overall, despite starting 31st on the grid.
The development of the car was the brainchild of LMUK CEO Stephen Ball, who issued the challenge two years ago to encourage innovation in engineering among young engineers within the company.
Chris Robson, systems engineer, said: "It's fantastic that the apprentices and graduates at LMUK and the students at the University of Hertfordshire gave up their time to work on the project.
The move means LMUK Ampthill is ideally placed to target AFV technololgy specialists in the Midlands, and beyond to the north, in order to continue its work in providing the UK's Armed Forces with the most up-to-date defence systems.
Alan McCormick, vice president and managing director of LMUK Ampthill, said: "We are delighted to be part of the new MIRA Technology Park.
Operated by LMUK
, the coalition loyalty programme brings together four of the UK's best known companies; Sainsburys, Barclaycard, Debenhams and BP, to create Britain's most comprehensive reward scheme to date.
Wattisham Airfield Special Repair Activity Depot; Northrop Grumman s Baltimore, Md., facility; Lockheed Martin facilities in Ocala and Orlando, Fla.; and LMUK
Ampthill in the U.K.
The firm said that, As a result, LMUK
s footprint is set to increase in the area and many new jobs will be created .