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Defence Infrastructure Division

Facilities For JP157 Replacement Aviation Refuelling Vehicles

South Australia Proposed Works

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

RAAF Base Edinburgh

The proposed works include:

  • Bunding Works to provide new bunded area under the proposed new shelter;
  • Fuel Treatment System Works are required to connect the new bunded area to existing fuel treatment systems;
  • New Vehicle Shelters to provide shelter for six High Capacity Semi-Tankers, one Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers and four Elevating Hydrant Vehicles;
  • Water mains works are required to provide support to fire hydrants and two new hose reels;
  • A new safety shower;
  • Security Fences will be required around the facility; and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelter

Woomera Test Facility

The proposed works include:

  • Bunding Works require new bunded hardstand under the proposed new shelter and at the fuel dispenser;
  • Fuel Treatment System Works include the removal of a non-compliant humeceptor and replacement with a new fuel treatment system as well modifications to the stormwater inlets and supporting pipework;
  • New Vehicle Shelters are required to provide shelter for two Medium Capacity Rigid Tankers;
  • Hardstand and Access Road Works are required to allow drive through shelter access and vehicle circulation;
  • A new water connection and fire hose real is required for the new shelter; and
  • Contamination Works are required at the site.

Base Locations
Perspective of proposed Aviation Refuelling Vehicle Shelter