Defence Seeks Communications and Security For $A472M Larrakeyah Defence Upgrade
Larrakeyah Defence Precinct Wharf Upgrade.
Australia’s Department of Defence is seeking supply, installation, commissioning and handover ICT, comms and security infrastructure, including CCTV cameras and poles, for the new wharf at the Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in Darwin.
The $A472M upgrade to the precinct, which is being managed by Laing O’Rourke, includes ICT fit-out of wharf coping points, installation of security cameras and poles, backbone cabling to communications rooms, installation of passive and active ICT equipment
Larrakeyah Defence Precinct is a critical enabler and provides support to the sustainment of the Australian Defence Force. The base supports numerous Army, Navy and Joint units, including Headquarters Northern Command, North West Mobile Force (NORFORCE) and HMAS Coonawarra.
Darwin is strategically vital for Australia’s defence as a location from which to mount, deploy and sustain military operations. HMAS Coonawarra, which is part of the precinct, is required to sustain significant joint and combined operations in Australia’s northern and north western approaches and is port for 12 Armidale Class Patrol Boats and other support vessels, providing administrative, training, logistics and maintenance support for home port fleet units and support to visiting ships.
This tender closes on June 5 – more information here.