RGM has supplied vehicle maintenance services to the Australian Defence Forces since the company was formed in 2002.
These services have encompassed all facets of vehicle repair from routine services to major rebuilds.
The capabilities offered extend from mechanical maintenance through surface preparation to signature management via the application of disruptive camouflage pattern Near Infra Red Reflective [NIRR] paint schemes.
Over the years our company has maintained a broad range of light, medium, heavy and protected vehicles along with engineering plant equipment for both the ADF and defence prime contractors via a "one-stop-shop" approach to customer service.
All work carried out by RGM on ADF vehicles and equipment is carried out in accordance with the ADF TRAMM-L using OEM Parts only.
Below is some of the service we provide for the Defence Department and Prime Contractors.
Vehicles and Equipment Service and Repairs
- Total rebuilds including extensive panel repairs & repaints
- Minor repairs and regular services.
- Preparation of vehicles predeployment [SEA PREP]
- Technical inspection prior to maintenance
- Years of experience in the repair and maintenance of medium vehicles such as UNIMOG, Isuzu, Mitsubishi and other similar makes and models.
- Defence fire vehicle repair and overhauls
- Defence ambulance and maintenance vehicle service and repair
Defence Fuel Equipment Repair
RGM repairs and tests [SLP] ADF fuel handling assets utilised for Petrol, Diesel and Aviation fuel.
All RGM branches are SLP (safe load program) accredited inspection stations.
All tankers loading require a return to service check after maintenance is performed. (link below)
The types of equipment maintained includes:
- Tank Pump Assemblies [TPA]
- Hydrant carts
- Hoses cert & testing
Protected Vehicle Service & Repairs
RGM conducts mechanical maintenance and paint repairs on various protected vehicles including protected engineering equipment like Bushmasters and heavy road transport vehicles.
These vehicles also include the Thales Bushmaster and Thales Light Engineering Tractor, up armoured Mack Tankers and bobcats. RGM previously had a maintenance support contract to Thales and RGM were very proud to be working with Thales in support of the Bushmaster, a proven fantastic life-saving vehicle.
Department of Defence Aviation Services
RGM offer on and off-ramp solutions to its Aviation customers and are known for their high level of service of:
- Aviation refuelling vehicles
- Catering & water vehicles
- Waste management vehicles
- Lifting equipment, stairs and platforms
RGM provides the highest level of fleet maintenance to customer specification and in compliance with all relevant Australian civil aviation and defence aviation standards, specific services offerings from our national network include:
- Hose, Valve & Tank hydrostatic testing
- EWP inspections and repairs
- SLP compliance
- Meter Calibrations (NMI Certified)
- Fuel nozzle and valve repairs
- Pump rebuilds
Defence Engineering Equipment - BRIDGING (MGB & FSB)
The Medium Girder Bridge [MGB] repair program was carried out over a period of 5 years at our Brisbane Location.
This program consisted of the complete disassembly of each component which made up an MGB or any of its variants.
The individual parts were inspected, both visually and via NDT. The types of repairs carried out ranged from electroplating ferrous parts to specialised welding of the 7000 series alloy components under controlled conditions to replacement of unrepairable items.
Once the parts were recovered to a known serviceable state, the bridge components were reassembled, painted and certified as serviceable and fully functional in accordance with the ADF Technical Regulation for Army Materiel Maintenance - Land [TRAMM-L].
Defence Equipment Crane & Lifting Service & Repairs
RGM conducts crane repairs to all crane types and carries out repairs & inspections for the Department of Defence.
Some services include
- Annual load testing and service inspection
- 10-year major inspections and upgrades
- Minor and heavy grade repairs
- Technical inspections
Emergency Service / Specialized Vehicles Support
At RGM, we are the specialised vehicle service provider of choice, and offer preventative maintenance programs and in-location break down support including full refurbishment services.
We offer superior parts and services through our national network and commonly work on:
- Ambulances (defence and civil)
- Aviation Fire trucks
- Civil fire trucks
- SES Vehicles
- Specialised field command vehicles
- Mobile Blood banks
- Police vehicles