This two-story semi-hardened building similar to the COC
designed by Vansant and Gusler, provides a second part for
the communications system that defends Iceland and the North
Atlantic. In this case, two 600 KW diesel generators, extensive
Uninterruptible Power Systems and other systems assure the
continued availability of communications to the nation. Mechanically,
the building has the capability to use either outside air
or chilled water for cooling the heat loads in the building.
Construction services included Shop Drawing review, price
negotiation and assistance in the field to support the U.S.
navy Officer in Charge of Construction and to support the
Icelandic Prime Contractor during construction. Construction
was completed in 1995, with full Navy occupancy achieved in
Vansant and Gusler also designed as part of the CRF project,
an Administrative Support Facility, which consisted of 10,072
square feet of conventional office space. Construction costs
Naval Air Station
Type: New Construction
32,717 sq. ft.
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