Our capabilities span the full asset lifecycle, from initial business case through to design and engineering, construction, manufacturing, commissioning, introduction into service, and ongoing asset management.
Defence services include: complex engineering, construction and infrastructure project management and delivery; production, operations and maintenance support to capability programs; communication and ICT solutions; cyber and physical security solutions; and niche engineering capabilities in design, asset management, material logistics, maintenance, systems integration and reliability.
Downer has worked closely with the Australian Army to design and manufacture the Echidna Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot; constructed significant infrastructure such as the F-111 Fighter/Bomber Maintenance Hangar at RAAF Amberley; and partnered with Mercedes-Benz to deliver the Medium Recovery Vehicle (MRV) which is still in service today.
Downer has also supported Defence through the National Airfield Maintenance Program and deployed our pavement rehabilitation expertise on runways and taxiways at RAAF Base Williamtown and RAAF Base Edinburgh. We have also delivered electrical services to Defence base infrastructure, including delivery of works on the Liverpool Area Military High Voltage Upgrade Project and the current upgrade of HV infrastructure at RAAF Base Williamtown.
Our subsidiary, AGIS, is our Australian SME engineering and advisory arm for Defence and Government. AGIS provides above the line services as part of the full asset lifecycle, to program delivery on major capital projects such as the replacement of deployable wide area networks and test facilities to support the new submarine fleet.
For more information on AGIS, visit www.agisgroup.com.au
Downer also delivers services to the Australian Government Department of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force through our subsidiary, Spotless.
Spotless provides services to the defence sector that includes: management, integration and coordination (MIC); cleaning and housekeeping; estate upkeep; land management; laundry and dry cleaning; pest and vermin control and treatment; reprographic; sport and recreation; training area and range and; transport and air operations.