Defence – Multi – Role Aviation Vessel (MATV)

Department of Defence, Royal Australian Navy (RAN)

Multi-Role Aviation Training Vessel (MATV)

CAPDA provided the project team to support the above requirements through from early design review assurance, with particular focus on the aviation elements, to ISS procurement (with the development of a new availability based strategy – taking lessons learned from similar capabilities, such as the ACV Ocean Protector and ACPB availability contract), through to the formation of Certification and Safety Strategies to support Navy Acceptance with AMSA as the regulator.

The project team managed requirements with regulators and key stakeholders such as Director General Technical Airworthiness (DGTA) and Directorate of Naval Platform Systems (DNPS).

CAPDA professionals managed the schedule, certification, safety training and ISS development with initial acquisition procurement support to assist the vessels future acceptance through a Capability Realisation Plan (approx. $100M project) for the Royal Australian Navy.

Deliverables included:

  • Project Management Plan
  • Navy Certification Program
  • Aviation Safety program
  • Design Reviews assurance
  • Training Plan
  • ISS Strategy, SOW and  (with RFI management)
  • Transition into service, with a Capability Realisation Plan.

CAPDA Entered to provide project support in Nov 14 and remain.

Outcomes & Value Delivered

CAPDA professionals provided significant outcomes to Navy, with many of the project management services that a provided by CASG, MAB are provided by CAPDA in the management of this capability from requirements through to, design, build, transition and capability realisation.