Remote Radar Facility Upgrades Five Sites

Location: Various including Summertown SA, Mt Barrow TAS

Division: Energy

End User: Air Services Australia

Client: Indra Australia

Project manager: Jay Howland

Contract value: $730,000

Year completed: 2013


Assess and upgrade Fuel System infrastructures to ensure compliancy and remove the long-term risk of system failure on 5 Remote Radar facilities.

OPEC scope:

OPEC was engaged to undertake design reviews and a compliance audit and design, supply and install the required upgrade works.


All works being undertaken whilst the facility remains in operation. Careful project management and scheduling resulted in completion of the works while the facilities remained 100% available for operation.


OPEC design team working with FSB Design reviews have been undertaken with all stakeholders prior to any site works. These reviews have resulted in numerous functional improvements to the existing systems allowing comprehensive multiple alarm remote monitoring. Long term benefits are primarily the compliant upgrade of the facilities that will remove the long term risk of system failure.