C-17 Maintenance Facility, Aircraft Apron and Associated Infrastructure Project, QLD
The C-17 Maintenance Facility, Aircraft Apron and Associated Infrastructure Project involved the construction of a new maintenance facility, aircraft apron and explosive ordnance facilities which allows 36 Squadron to conduct both scheduled and unscheduled operational level maintenance on their C-17A heavy airlift fleet, it was also sized to accommodate a KC-30A multi-role tanker/transport aircraft.
The Maintenance Facility consisted of a hangar to accommodate a single C-17A aircraft, logistics warehouse, specialist workshops, offices, amenities, dangerous goods store and ground support equipment facility.
The OFS installed the largest deluge system installed in the Southern Hemisphere, consisting of 624 nozzles.
The Fire Services scope of work includes the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and defects liability maintenance of the following systems:
Managing contractor: CPB Contractors
Completion date: October 2019