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Kiewit Pacific to Build Battle Area Complex at the Pohakuloa Army Training Area

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CH-47D Lifts TargetAt Pohakuloa Training Area(click to view larger) Kiewit Pacific Co. in Kapolei, HI won a $32.2 million firm-fixed price contract for construction of a battle area complex (BAX) and a tactical vehicle wash facility at the Pohakuloa Army Training Area. Located on the island of Hawaii, the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) has a 51,000 acre impact area used for bombing and gunnery practice, which was refurbished by the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade in March 2009 to allow helicopter training. There are approximately 32,000 acres of land level enough for large maneuvers. The total PTA area (108,863 acres) is the largest US Department of Defense installation in the state of Hawaii. The contract awarded to Kiewit Pacific combines work on 2 Army construction projects… The Army construction projects covered by this contract are: * Project No. 57197 is to construct a standard design BAX for gunnery training and qualification requirement for Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (SBCT) and the Legacy Brigades of the 25th Infantry Division (Light). The BAX will support mounted and dismounted infantry platoon tactical live fire operations either independently of, or simultaneously with, supporting tactical vehicles. Primary facilities include the BAX, range control center, range camera tower, […]

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