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Facilities For JP157 Replacement Aviation Refuelling Vehicles

New South Wales Proposed Works

The proposed JP157 facilities to be delivered at NSW include the following elements:

RAAF Base Williamtown

The proposed works include:

  • Bunding Works to provide new bunding under new shelter two is required. The bunded hardstand under shelter one is in reasonable condition;
  • Fuel Treatment System Works requires reconfiguration of existing drainage infrastructure to ensure spills and roof shed stormwater are drained to separate systems;
  • New Shelter One will provide shelter for ten High Capacity Semi -Tankers, three Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers and four Elevating Hydrant Vehicles over existing bunded hardstand. To accommodate the vehicle allocation and operations, a central firewall will be added to meet hazardous area code requirements, separating the proposed new shelter into two fire-separated zones to comply with the 200 tonne fuel load limit;
  • New Shelter Two will provide shelter for three Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers;
  • Hardstand and Access Works to provide new hardstand, access and vehicle circulation;
  • Three fire hydrants are required to ensure hydrant coverage of the new structures as well as a hose reels and powder fire extinguishers;
  • A safety shower;
  • Security Fence modifications will be required around the facility;and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelters

RAAF Base Richmond

The proposed works include:

  • Bunding Works for new shelter;
  • Fuel Treatment System Works including modifications of a grated drain at the intersection of the new and existing hardstand, an additional stormwater inlet and associated pipework and a new treatment system as the existing system capacity is deficient;
  • New Shelter with bunded hardstand to provide shelter for five High Capacity Semi-Tankers, one Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers and four Elevating Hydrant Vehicles;
  • Hardstand and Access Works to provide new hardstand, access and vehicle circulation;
  • Fire hydrant relocation to ensure hydrant coverage of the new structure and relocation of water mains to provide required water flow to three fire hose reels;
  • A safety shower;
  • Security Fence modifications will be required around the facility; and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelters

6th Army Aviation Regiment (Holsworthy Barracks)

The proposed works include:

  • Bunding Works under the proposed new shelter;
  • Fuel Treatment System Works includes stormwater system modifications to connect the new shelter’s bunded hardstand to the existing fuel treatment system;
  • New Shelter Works to provide shelter for two Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers;
  • Hardstand and Access Road Works to provide drive through access to the new shelter and satisfy circulation requirements;
  • Fire hydrant relocation to ensure hydrant coverage of the new structure and relocation of water mains to provide required water flow to three fire hose reels;
  • Security Fence Fence extension around the facility and provision of two additional gates; and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelter