BALIKESIR AB HARDENED SQUADRON OPERATIONS FACILITY WITH CB PROTECTION

Project Name and Location  : Hardened Squadron Operations Facility with CB Protection, Balikesir Airbase, Turkey

Owner  : MOD Turkey, NATO Inf. Dept.

Construction Cost  : 2,710,000.-$

A/E services include topo surveys/soil investigations; preparation of architectural, civil/structural, mechanical (HVAC and sanitary), CB filtration, electrical (LV, telephone/data), fire protection and blast protection designs and supervision/inspection during construction. Project scope is as follows:

Hardened Squadron Operations Facility with a construction area of 638 m2 consists of Toxic Free Area (TFA) which is the pressurized and filtered part of the building, Contamination Control Area (CCA), Airlocks and Mechanical Rooms. Building contains a Blast Chamber with Blast Valves, Blast Doors, CB (Chemical/Biological) Filters, Water Storage/Sewage Tanks and a Standby Generator for a closed-up operation for at least 7 days with no connection to the outside world. Squadron Operations Facility is protected against the effects of the following weapons:

- 1000 lb General Purpose Bomb (detonation at 10 feet)

- 122 mm Rocket (direct hit)

- 120 mm Mortar (direct hit)

- 500 lb Napalm Bomb

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Squadron Operations Facility

Squadron Operations Facility