Life of Type Extensions (LOTE) – various
Rubicon had extensive involvement in Life of Type Extension (LOTE) for the Class. Upgrade projects included: SML SATCOM Systems; SML Fire Boundaries; and AC Power Generation & Distribution.
Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant Replacement
Rubicon was contracted to recommend a suitable replacement Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant on HMAS CHOULES. We completed an in-depth Engineering Assessment that studied ADF and International requirements and specific performance characteristics for OEM offered RO systems. Detailed design of the chosen RO system is ongoing and involves expert design of electrical, mechanical and structural interfaces.
Design of POD Auxiliary Lifting Frame
Rubicon was engaged to complete detailed design, structural analysis and fabrication details, including welding and procurement specification, for an Auxiliary Lifting Frame and supporting double beams designed to support the load of Canberra Class LHD electric POD propulsion systems.
Tender evaluation, project management
Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG)
Rubicon is heavily involved in ‘above the line’ work supporting the SEA1180 project with involvement in the tender evaluation group and project implementation.
Hydrographic Ship Bow Thruster Systems Replacement
Rubicon Associates was contracted to complete a Systems Requirements Package (SRP) for the RAN’s Leeuwin Class Hydrographic Ships Bow Thruster Variable Speed Drive and Control System replacement.
SATCOM System Upgrade
Rubicon Associates was contracted to complete a Detailed Design Package (DDR) for the upgrade of the PALUMA Class Satellite Communication (SATCOM) equipment.
Marine Craft Design/Specification
Jacobs/Rio Tinto Marine
Rubicon Associates was contracted to assist in the procurement of service vessels, including a large RoPax ferry (roll-on/roll-off passenger), a smaller utility ferry and a dedicated rescue vessel.