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Defence Infrastructure Division

Air 7000 Phase 2B - Maritime Patrol Aircraft Replacement Project

Welcome to the facilities project website for the AIR7000 Phase 2B - Maritime Patrol Aircraft Replacement Project. The information contained within this web page is derived from the Facilities Requirements for the Maritime Patrol Aircraft Replacement Capability Project Parliamentary Standing Committee for Public Works Statement of Evidence. For more information on this document, refer to the PWC Process.


The project will deliver facilities, infrastructure and airfield works for the introduction of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft to:

  • RAAF Base Edinburgh (South Australia)
  • RAAF Base Darwin (Northern Territory)
  • RAAF Base Pearce (Western Australia)
  • RAAF Base Townsville (Queensland)
  • HMAS Stirling (Western Australia).

The proposed facilities include administration, operations, simulation and training, maintenance hangars, workshops to conduct operational level maintenance, aircraft pavements, aircraft rinse facilities, explosive ordnance facilities and associated engineering services.