June 17, 2010 – This project at Fort Detrick, MD will involve construction of a new Wideband Satellite Communications Operations Center (WSOC). The approximately $15 Million facility will provide space for control equipment for DoD Satellites including operations rooms, equipment rooms, a training and conference room, offices, general administrative areas, storage and supply rooms, an equipment maintenance area, and personnel and security support areas. The project will also involve the installation of an emergency generator and intrusion detection system (IDS), connection to emergency monitoring and control system (EMCS), and building information systems. The project will be in compliance with all requirements documents for AT / FP measures.
The Owner is the United States Army Corp of Engineers and the Architect is HDR of Alexandria, VA. The project began on March 4, 2010 and will last approximately 480 days.