SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded an $81 million contract Sept. 18 to Walsh Federal JV of Chicago for construction of the Common Mission Control Center at Beale Air Force Base near Marysville, California.
A unique, first-of-a-kind weapons system operation approved by the Secretary of the Air Force, the Common Mission Control Center enables different unmanned aerial systems and manned platforms to communicate and operate as a coordinated family of systems in support of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
Construction is scheduled to begin in October, and is expected to continue for two years until completion in 2017.
The Corps partners with military installations to deliver energy efficient infrastructure and to maintain enduring installations, primarily through restoring and modernizing existing installation facilities.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District provides planning, engineering, project management, environmental restoration and construction services to military and civilian customers in parts of eight western states, including California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon and Wyoming.
Release no. 15-045