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Defence Infrastructure Division

Facilities For JP157 Replacement Aviation Refuelling Vehicles

Queensland Proposed Works

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

RAAF Base Amberley

The proposed works include:

  • Bunded Works to extend the existing fuel farm dispense point bunding over exiting hardstand on the South Eastern end; and
  • Contamination works are required at the site.

RAAF Base Townsville

The proposed works at Works Site 1 – Tanker Parking Area include:

  • Bunding Works to provide new bunding under proposed new shelter one;
  • New Fuel Treatment Systems Works inclusive of stormwater system modifications, removal of an existing triple interceptor and replacement with a new treatment system are required;
  • New Shelter One to provide shelter for six High Capacity Semi -Tankers, three Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers and four Elevating Hydrant Vehicles;
  • Hardstand and Access Works to provide access and circulation requirements to new shelters;
  • New Shelter Two to provide shelter for three Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers over existing bunded hardstand;
  • Hardstand Works to provide access and circulation requirements to the proposed new shelter;
  • Three fire hydrants and two hose reels are required to ensure fire coverage of the new shelters;
  • Safety shower;
  • Security Fence modifications are required around the facility at Site 1; and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelters

The proposed works at Work Site 2 – Fuel Farm include:

  • Bunding Works to extend the existing bunding over existing hardstand on the South Western end of the fuel farm dispense point.

5th Army Aviation Regiment (RAAF Base Townsville)

The proposed works include:

  • Bunding Works inclusive of re-caulking and sealing are required to remediate the existing bunded hardstand;
  • New Vehicle Shelter to provide shelter for two Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers over existing bunded hardstand;
  • Upgrades to the fire protection systems including the provision of a hose reel and powder extinguisher and replacement of single head hydrant with dual head hydrants; and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelter