About BOUW

About BOUW

BOUW is a specialist consultant providing bespoke solutions for the design and operations of shooting ranges and training facilities, and expert advice and guidance in assisting companies to maximise successful conversion of opportunities in the Defence Infrastructure sector.

About

With affiliated offices nationally, BOUW provides bespoke solutions in two key streams: Advice and support to businesses looking to expand their success in the flourishing Defence infrastructure sector; and the provision of expert advice in the design and maintenance of shooting ranges, target systems and ballistic treatments.

About

About

With affiliated offices nationally, BOUW provides bespoke solutions in two key streams: Advice and support to businesses looking to expand their success in the flourishing Defence infrastructure sector,  and the provision of expert advice into the design and maintenance of shooting ranges, target systems and ballistic treatments.

With affiliated offices nationally, BOUW provides bespoke solutions in two key streams: Advice and support to businesses looking to expand their success in the flourishing Defence infrastructure sector; and the provision of expert advice in the design and maintenance of shooting ranges, target systems and ballistic treatments.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the defence sector and shooting range support consultant of choice. By attracting and combining the industry’s best resources with the latest technology, we intend to drive innovation. We strive for excellence in every field, consistently delivering exceptional client value. Our merit marks us as ideal support partners in national and international infrastructure projects aiming for industry eminence.

Our mission

BOUW offers a Defence infrastructure strategy and a pathway to accelerated success in the Defence Infrastructure sector. We provide a voice of mentorship that encourages our clients to succeed in the ever-growing Defence Sector. We offer a blueprint that will accelerate our client’s success in a sector that is unique and rewarding.

MEET THE TEAM

Ben Seesink

Managing Director

Jenny Seesink

CFO

Andrew Taylor

Senior Design Manager – Ranges and Buildings

Michael Korff

Ranges and Ballistic Project Manager

Peter Campbell

Master Target Systems Consultant

Colin Waters

Senior Range Design and Safety Consultant

Michelle Fletcher

Project Manager /
Technical Writer

Hayley Granato

HR Manager

Peter Butson

Senior Range Designer and Safety Consultant

Alex Gertz

Range Planner Trainee

Alexander Simpson

Mechatronics Intern

Georgia Symonds

Technical Writer

FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS

BOUW | Definition is a word that means “Construction” in Dutch.

BOUW is an independent consultancy who service clients for the following:

  • Assists clients to successfully diversify into Defence Infrastructure sector at an accelerated rate
  • BOUW team has an internationally experienced team that have design and delivered over 100 shooting ranges and specialist live-fire training facilities

Small business start -up to large multi-national construction companies and consultancies

  • BOUW team has won and worked on more than $2b worth of Defence infrastructure projects for:
    • Tier 1 and 2 contractors and consultants
    • Multinational engineering firms 
    • Client-side project managers
    • Subcontractors
  • BOUW team have delivered the following types of ranges and training facilities:
    • 16 x 100m Indoor Fire and Movement Range IFMR (360 degree Range); 
    • 1 x 50m Indoor Fire and Movement Range IFMR (360 degree Range); 
    • 30 x 400m & 500m MTR and Sniper Ranges; 
    • 6 x 25m Ranges NDA, 
    • RCR – Room Combat Range
    • 16 x Range Control Facilities
    • Fire & Movement Ranges
    • Battle Inoculation Range
    • Demolition Range
    • Virtual Simulation Range – VIRTSIM
    • Combined Admin Facilities
    • MOUT Facilities
    • Climbing Rope Facilities
    • Method of Entry Villas (MOE)
    • Gas Mask Training Facility
    • Search Facility
    • Method of Entry House
    • Maritime Counter Terror Facility
    • Skills Villa / Urban Ops Village
    • Aircraft Mock Up
    • RTR
    • Electronic target systems 
    • Audio visual equipment
    • Communications network and infrastructure

Without support, most companies starting out on their own to tender for Defence Infrastructure works will take around 2 years of unsuccessful bids and receipt of debriefs before developing a winning submission and securing a project.  BOUW accelerates your company’s path to success by:

  • Developing a targeted, individualised strategy for your business
  • Reduce overhead investment through access to ongoing mentoring and support
  • Drafting the essential Defence suite of documents for your business
  • Reviewing and providing feedback on your submissions
  • Connecting your business directly with the Defence network

The Defence Infrastructure has the following differences:

  • Value for money is assessed differently to other clients, the cheapest does not always win the tender
  • Defence sector is diverse from commercial sector as Defence has the largest estate in Australia from Landing strips to rifle ranges to Naval bases
  • Multi-level procurement bodies
  • Clients are represented both nationally and regionally

The BOUW team has worked on over 100 shooting ranges internationally, and recently have been subject matter experts for a number of State Police Services, ADF and NSW Department of Corrections during the design, build and maintenance of their training facilities. 

BOUW aims to assist clients with design and construction innovation based on international and national experienced team. Leveraging on a pool of international subject matter experts to deliver the best value for money shooting ranges, training facilities, and counter-terrorism law enforcement and security agencies.

BOUW has a unique independent team that brings worldwide experience from some of the most sophisticated Special Forces and Security Agencies training facilities. BOUW team utilises the newest technology from around the globe, BOUW can support to deliver the facilities to achieve your training liability requirements. BOUW brings its clients and security agencies lessons learnt from some of the world’s largest training area projects delivered in the last five years. Some of the services we will bring to you are:

  • Business case development / feasibility studies
  • Schematic design support
  • Ballistic testing
  • Project Management
  • Superintendent services
  • Value engineering
  • Independent procurement advice on range target systems, ballistic treatments and systems.

BOUW is an independent range consultant and has no ongoing commercial relationship with any material suppliers or target system providers. We are able to provide clients independent advice on range and training facility design and operations. 

BOUW is independent consultancy and has no affiliations with any Shooting Range organisations, suppliers or specialist consultancies.  BOUW simply provide world class range services to all types of clients to meeting their training liability.