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USSOCOM Military Construction FY17 Sixteen projects drive the special operations military construction budget request for FY2017. SEAL Team Five ($47.3 million) Constructs a 96,000 square foot (SF) facility to support SEAL Team Five operations at Naval Base Coronado. Facility will support a variety of functions including operational gear storage, applied instruction, administrative, and includes both interior and exterior operational load out areas.

SEAL Team Seven ($43.9 million) Constructs a 96,000 square foot (SF) facility to support SEAL Team Seven operations at Naval Base Coronado. Facility will support a variety of functions including operational gear storage, applied instruction, administrative, and includes both interior and exterior operational load out areas.

NSW Group Ten, Special Reconnaissance Team One ($20.9 million) Constructs a 340,000 SF facility to support Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Group Ten Special Reconnaissance Team One (SRT-1) operations at Naval Base Coronado. SRT-1 unmanned aerial vehicle operations are currently accommodated in a space approximately 15,ooo SF on the ocean side of Naval Amphibious Base Coronado that only meets 38 percent of the requirement.

Training Center for NSW Groups One, Ten, Eleven and subordinate Units ($15.6 million) Constructs a 40,000 SF human performance training center to support Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Groups One, 28 | SPECOPS 14.2

Ten, Eleven and subordinate units at Naval Base Coronado. The facility will support special operator injury prevention, rehabilitation, testing and evaluation, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and research and development.

NSWG One Training Detachment ($44.3 million) Constructs a 65,000 SF facility to support Naval Special Warfare Group ONE (NSWG-1) Training Detachment (TRADET) ONE operations and training at Naval Base Coronado. Project also includes a 25,000 SF combat training tank complex. Facilities will support a variety of functions including operational gear storage, applied instruction, administrative, and includes interior and exterior operational load out areas. A synthetic turf test and evaluation field and a combat scenario obstacle course are also included.

Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ($4.8 million)

SOF Combat Medic Training Facility ($10.9 million) Construct a Joint Combat Medic Training Facility for the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg. This project is required to meet growth requirements to train combat medics in accordance with commercial testing standards.

SOF Parachute Rigging Facility ($21.4 million) Construct a consolidated parachute rigging facility the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS) and the 1st Special Forces Command (1st SFC), Fort Bragg.

SOF Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility ($23.6 million) Construct a tactical equipment maintenance facility complex for the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade at Fort Bragg.

SOF Maintenance Hangar ($42.8 million)

Construct new hangar and maintenance facility for the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning. The hangar will provide an adequate facility for the storage, maintenance, classroom, operations, and training requirements of the new TUAV platoon.

This project will construct adequate facilities, properly sized and configured, for a multi-bay aircraft hangar and an AMU to supporting MC-130 aircraft and maintenance unit at Kadena Air Base Japan.

Special Tactics Facility ($30.7 million)

This Kadena Air Base, Japan, project supports aircrew training by providing a weapon system trainer (WST) for the new MC-130J model aircraft. This is part of the AFSOC recapitalization of older MC-130s.

Construct two team buildings, ISU Storage, CST maintenance/equipment barn and covered parking (deficit solution) at Fort Bragg.

SOF Simulator Facility ($12.6 million)

Airfield Apron ($41.3 million) Aircraft parking apron with associated taxiways and shoulders required to accommodate CV-22 aircraft at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Hangar/Airport Maintenance Unit ($39.5 million) This projects funds adequate facilities, properly sized and configured, for a multi-bay aircraft hangar and an aircraft maintenance unit to support special operations forces (SOF) CV-22 aircraft beddown at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Operations and Warehouse Facilities ($26.7 million) Facility at Yokota Air Base, Japan, will support Squadron operations to provide an adequate facility for squadron commander, command section, secure flight planning, briefing, and critique of aircrews and to direct flight operations of aircraft. Space is also required to maintain, store and issue life support, aircrew flight equipment and clothing.

Simulator Facility ($6.3 million) This project at Yokota Air Base, Japan, supports the bed down of a special operations forces CV-22 aircraft squadron. It is required to provide an adequate facility for aircraft crews of the special operations squadron to conduct required training for both annual and semi-annual events to support crew upgrade training as well as specific mission rehearsals.  www.SPECOPS-dhp.com

Special Operations International March 2016  

Special Operations International is the most widely distributed special; operations publication in the world. Coverage includes exclusive in...

Special Operations International March 2016  

Special Operations International is the most widely distributed special; operations publication in the world. Coverage includes exclusive in...

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