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Upgrade F-35 Apron and Trim Pads
Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
Project description is as follows:
- Provide power and communication utilities to 50 existing sunshade shelters on Eglin AFB ramp to support F-35 bed down. Install new kiosks at each sunshade with electrical power and network connectivity for computerized maintenance equipment (Alice System).
- Additional ramp scope items included adding outlets, lighting, lightning protection, and restriping the entire 32 acre ramp.
- The project also included replacing two existing trim pads used to tie aircraft down during engine testing. This new high-capacity anchoring system was configured to F-35A, F35B, and F-35C specifications as required in ETL 01-10. Additional scope items included new grounding points and jet blast deflectors.