Broad Area Maritime Surveillance, UAS Training Facilities
The BAMS UAS Operator Training Facility is an 8,575 SF training facility to teach operators of the new Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) aircraft. The facility is a single-story reinforced masonry structure with concrete spread footings, concrete slab-on-grade, structural steel frame, and built-up roofing system over insulated metal deck and structural steel framing. It includes classrooms, mission control rooms and briefing rooms along with support spaces. The 50,000 SF P-8A Maintenance Training Facility includes a combination single-story high bay and two-story reinforced masonry and pre-cast concrete panel structure, concrete spread footings with slabs-on-grade, structural steel frame and built-up roofing system over insulated metal deck. The facility houses an ordnance loading trainer, an integrated avionics trainer, maintenance training shops for fuel systems, flight control/hydraulics, landing gear area, engine and environmental control shops, electronic classrooms and computer and administrative support.