United States Antarctic Program Support Contract

United States Antarctic Program Support Contract

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About Project

LOCATION    :   McMurdo Station, Antarctica

SERVICE         :   Project Management

VALUE              :  $10 million

SIZE                   :  1000 Personal

CLIENT            :   National Science Foundation Antarctic Support Associates

TYPE                  :  Transport

OVERVIEW

The United States Antarctic Program represents the United States of America in Antarctica.  Carrying forward U.S. goals supporting the Antarctic Treaty, the program strives to encourage international cooperation, maintain an active and influential presence in the region, and continue to conduct high-quality science research, all while sustaining funding efficiency. Read the Antarctic Treaty in its entirety, or per-use through the various U.S. Antarctic policies

Project Management – Antarctic Support Associates: Managed the $10 million project to design/build the Mobile Runway Support Facility at Mc Murdo Station, Antarctica. Managed project assessment, structural and mechanical design, construction, manufacturing and start-up. Facility included avionic repair center, power generation and distribution, waste treatment and handling, food service, and cargo & personnel transit.  Major design and construction issues centered on modular construction for mobile structures, solar heating, energy efficiency, operational safety, and system redundancy.