MADRID, 9 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) -
Cimic, the Australian subsidiary of ACS, has been awarded a contract from the Australian Government Department of Defense to carry out the army aviation works program at the Townsville base (Queensland), for 370 million Australian dollars (223 million of euros).
The works will include the upgrading or reconstruction of infrastructure and facilities to enable the relocation of both the 1st Aviation Regiment from Robertson Barracks and the 16th Aviation Brigade from Gallipoli Barracks to RAAF Base Townsville.
The design phase of this project will begin in early 2024 and, depending on government approvals, construction would begin in mid-2025 and take three years to complete.
"This important program of works contributes to expanding the Australian Defense Force's ability to operate from bases in northern Australia. We are pleased to play a role in the creation of an Army aviation center of excellence in Townsville," he said. the president of Cimic and CEO of ACS, Juan Santamaría.