Defence Projects

Defence Training Facilities
Client: Gulf Cooperation Council Region Armed Forces

blueVisions is the Project Management Consultant to large training facilities works program in the Gulf Cooperation Council in United Arab Emirates, involving a Government military contract. blueVisions is providing overall management of the program which includes professionals with specialist skills in the specific field of this particular client's requirements. When completed, these facilities will be world leading and become the benchmark for future projects.

Defence Capability Plan Schedule System
Client: Nova Systems

Project Description
The Defence Capability Plan Scheduling System (DCPSS) was an organisational initiative to introduce a comprehensive project scheduling/programming framework within the Department of Defence's Capability Develop Group (CDG). This group was responsible for developing all capability projects through to the point of acquisition (at which point they passed to another agency). The DCPSS was aimed at improving the planning, monitoring and control of these projects.

HMAS Albatross Redevelopment
Client: Defence Infrastructure (through URS Australia)

HMAS Albatross is the home of the Fleet Air Arm and soon to be the home of the combined ADF Helicopter Training School. The base is about to undergo significant redevelopment to both infrastructure and facilities. blueVisions' expert programming team were engaged to provide an independent review, analysis of the contractor's complex delivery program to ensure that it was correct, accurate and minimised delays. We were also in charge of undertaking design review and site attendance for its inspections.

AWD and LHD Sustainment Facilities Project
Client: Defence Infrastructure Division (through Point Project Management)

The purchase and construction of the Hobart Class AWD and Canberra Class LHD are two of the largest projects currently being completed by Defence. These ships have highly complex requirements for shore based infrastructure support, including maintenance and training facilities at various locations throughout Sydney. blueVisions' programme experts were engaged to conduct a detailed review and analysis of the contractor's construction programmes to ensure that it was accurate, complete and did not expose the Commonwealth to unnecessary risk.

Defence Simulation Program
Client: Defence Materiel Organisation

The Defence Simulation Program is a major capability project with a budget of in excess of $300M scoped to provide the essential initial steps for the department to develop an integrated synthetic training environment. blueVisions' scheduling and programming staff were engaged to prepare the detailed project schedule that would take the project up to, and through, the government approval gateway.

HMAS Waterhen Redevelopment
Client: Defence Infrastructure Division

As the role of the HMAS Waterhen base has evolved, so has the requirements for specific facilities and infrastructure. The HMAS Waterhen redevelopment was scoped to provide purpose-built facilities for the new administrative and operational staff. blueVisions was engaged to develop the detailed business case, project plan for the refurbishment of the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Systems Program office on the base with the aim to ensure base operations were not impeded. blueVisions also undertook design review and provided site inspections.

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