Maintenance Management

Wedgetail Signing Ceremony - Canberra

Engineering Management

Hornet Weapon System Sustainment, Upgrades & Disposal


Explosive Ordnance (EO) Clearance Projects

Engineering  & Maintenance Management

MCS are leaders in the provision of sound and reliable engineering and maintenance management services and specialist advice. Our professional consultants are experts in managing the progression of designs from specification through to development, verification and certification.

Our Engineering and Maintenance Management services include:

Systems and Software Engineering

  • Systems Architecture / Integration
  • Test and Evaluation (including verification and validation)
  • Safety Management

Specialist Systems Engineering

  • Aerospace Systems
  • Simulation
  • Radar Systems
  • Electro-Magnetic Interference / Electro-Magnetic Compatibility / TEMPEST
  • Communications Network
  • Guided Weapons Systems
  • Non-Guided Explosive Ordnance Systems
  • Electronic Warfare Self Protection

Other Specialist Engineering and Technical services

  • Integration Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • Electrical/Power Engineering
  • Engineering Regulatory Requirement Management/Compliance & Certification
  • Airworthiness Requirement Management and Validation
  • Engineering Management Planning/Process Development and Design
  • Capability Definition Documents Development
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability
  • Configuration Management
  • Compliance Assurance of Engineering and Maintenance Organisations
  • Risk Identification, Management and Mitigation
  • Modification and Engineering Design Change
  • Mentoring and Coaching in Engineering Practice

Over 28 years of experience as a Project, Engineering and Maintenance Manager within the Royal Australian Air Force, Steel Industry and Royal Australia Navy

Craig Darby, CSM

Managing Consultant, Murray Consulting Solutions

Murray Consulting Solutions (MCS) has developed and successfully executed Engineering and Maintenance programs in projects including:

  • Air 5438 Phase 1A – Lead-In Fighter Capability Assurance Program (LIFCAP) – Upgrade
  • CAF02 F/A-18 Hornet Weapon System Sustainment – Upgrades & Disposal
  • Hornet Air Crew Training System (HACTS) – Upgrades & Disposal
  • Airborne Early Warning & Control Air 5077 Phase 6 – Upgrade
  • Explosive Ordnance (EO) Clearance Projects
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) Injury Reduction Project for Air Combat Group (“Fighter Fit”)

MCS consultants are experts in their field, with extensive experience in both private and public-sector backgrounds.  Our engineering professionals have held key roles including System Manager, Engineering Manager and Chief Engineer. Due to our trustworthy advice, demonstrated achievements and strong focus on customer satisfaction, we maintain an exceptional record of performance and enjoy an enviable reputation, earned by our team of highly decorated and awarded consultants.

We hold a diverse range of skills in all aspects of Systems and Software Engineering as well as Sustainment and Engineering Project Management. Our MCS consultants have extensive engineering and technical experience in specialist system areas of aerospace, simulation, communications, weapons systems, and electronic warfare.

MCS are leaders in establishing, managing and reforming engineering and maintenance teams and procedures to meet organisational and regulatory requirements. Whilst engaged to support the Department of Defence, MCS consultants have contributed to the achievement of Airworthiness Certifications for both the FA18 Hornet and the Lead-In Fighter Hawk platforms and have also been integral in the Weapons Integration Certification for both of these platforms. MCS has demonstrated expertise in leading joint, Defence, Capability Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG), Air Force and Industry teams to achieve successful Gate Review outcomes and to develop Airworthiness Board submissions and achieve timely Military Permits to Fly (MPTF), Military Supplementary Type Certification (MSTC) and capability Introduction to Service. Our consultants have been formally recognised for successful and timely implementation of program activities.