The project will deliver facilities, infrastructure and airfield works to the Main Operating Base at RAAF Base Edinburgh (South Australia) and designated Forward Operating Bases at RAAF Bases Darwin (Northern Territory), Pearce (Western Australia) and Townsville (Queensland).
In addition, works are required to refurbish the existing Torpedo Maintenance Facility, and construct new Explosive Ordnance storage at HMAS Stirling (Western Australia).
RAAF Base Edinburgh is located 25km north of Adelaide in South Australia and will be the main operating base for the P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
RAAF Base Darwin is located north-east of the Darwin central business district (CBD), in the Northern Territory and will be utilised as a Forward Operating Base (FOB) for the P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
RAAF Base Townsville is located north-west of the Townsville CBD, in Queensland and will also be used as a Forward Operating Base for the P-8A Poseidon.
RAAF Base Pearce is located 35km north of Perth in Western Australia and will be an important Forward Operating Base for maritime operations over the Indian and Southern Oceans.
HMAS Stirling is located on Garden Island, south of Perth in Western Australia and its primary purpose is to provide operational and logistics support to the Royal Australian Navy ships, submarines and aircraft based or deployed in Western Australia
The Base locations are provided below: