NAVY TO BUILD $23 MILLION TRAINING FACILITY ON

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Part of $4 billion military construction plans

By Jennifer Naylor Gesick HAGÅTÑA, Guam (Marianas Variety, July 14, 2010) – The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas and Commander Submarine Squadron 15 will break ground tomorrow to start the construction of a new two-story consolidated training, submarine learning center and headquarters facility; and a one-story torpedo exercise support facility at Polaris Point on U.S. Naval Base.

A US$4 billion maximum capacity indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity design-build multiple award construction contract was awarded in May to seven companies for construction projects at sites on Guam and other areas in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific area of responsibility.

Under the terms of the MACC, a US$23.41 million task order was awarded to dck-ecc pacific guam llc for this seed project, which is expected to be completed in November 2011.

The SLC will be a learning facility for academic and applied training consisting of team trainers and simulators, classrooms and instructors offices.

The CSS-15 headquarters facility will include offices and administrative spaces, an emergency control center, and material and equipment storage rooms.

The torpedo exercise support facility will include a target preparation area, helicopter launcher checkout and preparation area, exercise torpedo flushing operations room, and support office spaces.

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