Military

United States Military: The second largest economic sector has been the United States Military. Guam currently is home to two (2) branches of service, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. Military expenditures to maintain these installations are approximately $9 billion annually. Guam has an increasing military posture that provides business opportunities in construction, housing, and various logistical support services.

SPECIAL PROJECTS
Repairs to Gab Gab Beach Seawall

Project Description:

Corrects major deficiencies to include: repair undermining of the seawall; replace fractured concrete panels; repair concrete spallson panels; repair cracks on concrete deck; re-secure ladders to the seawall with new fasteners and perform a field investigation to determine condition of the tie-rods and deadmen. Construct two (2) concrete beach pavilions.

Mission Impact:

Will correct safety deficiencies per recent safety inspection and will insure safer conditions for the patrons that enjoy water activities. The improved conditions will allow and facilitate more use for recreation opportunities for Sailors & families, improve aesthetics, as well as improve the quality of life for Sailors & families on Guam.

Estimated Cost: $500K-$1M

Repairs to EOD Facility Seawall

Project Description:

Corrects major deficiencies to include: repair a section of the steel sheet pile bulkhead and install new tieback system; another section needs to be demolished and new rip-rap revetment installed; repair areas with depressions & isolated sinkholes; repair spallson concrete cap, and provide cathodicprotection.

Mission Impact:

SumayCove area provide the initial waterborne training area for EOD and diving personnel. The corroded and jagged sheet pile pose a safety hazard to personnel and equipment. The inability to accomplish this project will greatly affect the loading and unloading of small crafts associated with the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit Five training operations.

Estimated Cost: $750K-$1.25M

MILCON PROJECTS
Navy Family Housing

FY06 MILCON Projects

- South Finegayan, 99 units, repair & improvements; est. cost $25M -$30M
- North Tipalao, 126 units, phase I, replacement; est. cost $35M -$45M
- NimitzHill, 22 units, bathroom addition; est. cost $400K -$500K
- NimitzHill & Flag Circle, site improvements; est. cost $5M -$6M

FY07 MILCON Projects

- North Tipalao, 108 units, phase II, replacement; est. cost $45M -$50M
- Old Apra, 68 units, phase I, replacement; est. cost $45M -$50M
- Naval Hospital, 4 units, repair & improvements; est. cost $750K -$800K

P-431 Alpha and Bravo Wharf Improvements

Project Scope:

- Dredge the harbor entrance channel to –40’
- Reinforce the entire length of Alpha and Bravo Wharves with new steel sheetpiles
- Dredge the entire length of Alpha and Bravo Wharves along with a turning basin in the inner harbor
- Extend Bravo wharf 170’
- Upgrade existing hotel services on the wharves
- install lightning protection systems at both wharves

Requirement:

- Supports arrival of the new SSGN class submarine
- Adequate depth to berth submarine at Polaris Point
- Extend wharf to accommodate weapons loads and crew changes

P-431 Alpha and Bravo Wharf Improvements

Current Situation:

- Alpha and Bravo wharves are the ideal location for submarine berthing.
- Bravo Wharf is currently only 500 in length and in its current configuration cannot support the SSGN class submarine
- Due to the insufficient length of KILO Wharf and lack of “hotel”services, it is unable to provide proper support for the new SSGN or continued operations for the 688 Class submarine

Project Cost:

- $40-50 Million

2010P-502 Kilo Wharf Extension

Project Scope:

- Extend the existing KILO wharf 121.9 meter (400 ft) including necessary dredging and demolition
- Upgrade electrical service and secondary distribution systems
- Extend shore utilities infrastructure from existing wharf to the new extension
- Provide new fixed rails and support system along entire length of wharf to support a new gantry crane
- Extend fire protection & alarm systems to the new extension

Requirement:

- Supports arrival of the new T-AKE class ship
- Needs adequate capability to conduct ship containerization ordnance operations and staging
- Solution: Extend KILO Wharf and provide utility support
- Arrival of T-AKE scheduled MAR 2010

P-502 Kilo Wharf Extension

Current Situation :

- KILO Wharf continues to be a critical facility for the berthing of ordnance supply ships in the western Pacific Region in support of the 5thand 7thFleets as well as Air Force requirements
- KILO Wharf is currently only 121.9 m in length and in its current configuration cannot support containerized ordnance operations and staging
- Due to the insufficient length of KILO Wharf and lack of “hotel”services, it is unable to provide proper support for the new T-AKE vesselKILO

Project Cost:

- •$60-90 Million

StationsP-494 Harden Electrical

Project :

- Replace main base overhead 13.8 KV primary elect distribution system with an underground 13.8 KV system
- Replace overhead secondary electrical service with underground system in concrete encased duct banks
- Upgrade power system with two new transformers, two sets of switchgear, remote switching stations, and underground tie feeders

Requirement :

- Need to mitigate future typhoon effects to the electrical distribution system and provide adequate capacity for planned future requirements
- Solution: Replace elect distribution system with underground system & upgrade existing Substations

P-494 Harden Electrical System

Current Situation:

- Frequent severe storms occurs in Guam resulting in downed electrical lines and power poles causing power failures severely affecting mission critical facilities
- The 40 MVA Orotesubstation is inadequate to provide additional electrical loads in support of ships at KILO, ROMEO, SIERRA, TANGO, VICTOR and X-RAY wharves based on the 2010 Berthing Plan
- Lack of isolation switches and long feeder runs result in widespread power outages when short-circuits occur on a primary feeder

Requirement :

-Need to mitigate future typhoon effects to the electrical distribution system and provide adequate capacity for planned future requirements
- Solution: Replace elect distribution system with underground system & upgrade existing Substations

P-469 Bachelor Enlisted Quarters

Current Situation:

- 80% of sailors reside in substandard/inadequate barracks, diverted family housing or in private rentals
- 233 USS FRANK CABLE sailors live aboard ship
- Substandard facilities have fire suppression, seismic and ATFP issues
- In FY00, diverted 220 originally scheduled for demolition family housing units to BEQs to fulfill FY08 CNO shipboard ashore program
- FY05 HRMA reveals at least 65% of private rentals on Guam do not meet DOD suitability criteria in terms of structure and consistent utilities
- No new private sector construction to alleviate shortfal

Project Costs :

- $30-35 Million

MILCON Back Up Slides
P-425 Non-Propagation Wall Magazines

Project:

- Construct 17 –557.4 m2Non-propagation Wall/Earth covered magazine capable of storing 2 million pounds Net Explosive Weight (NEW) of Class 1, Division 1 ordnance
- Construct 2,000 feet of paved roadway
- Install approx 823 M of perimeter fence, Intrusion Detection Sys and Video Motion Detection System

Requirement:

- Provide a storage that can accommodate a complete load of a T-AKE ship (TFIL load)
- Eliminate the need to haul a shipload of ammo (3 wks) from KILO wharf to the Ordnance Annex
- Solution: Construct 17 Non-propagation Wall/Earth covered magazines next to KILO Wharf

P-425 Non-Propagation Wall Magazines

Current Situation :

- KILO wharf is the sole point on Guam for all Navy and Air Force ordnance downloads and uploads
- On average, ammo-handling ops are conducted approx 260-270 days each year
- Transport of ordnance from KILO to Ordnance Annex and back for major uploads or downloads takes approx 22 days to complete and utilizes public roads
- Situation above prolongs ammo handling ops at KILO wharf, delays timely delivery to the fleet, increases cost of ammo logistical support, and potentially endangers civilians and personal property

Project Costs :

- $70-80 Million

P-436 Dredging Romeo & Sierra

Project:

- Dredge approx 173,360 m3to a depth of 11.6 m (38 FT)
- Reinforce ROMEO and SIERRA wharves prior to dredging
- Explore alternate disposal sites within the Navy base for the spoil material
- Accomplish wharf structural and fender sys repairs, and improvements to the waterfront facilities

Requirements:

- Need to berth combatant ships (T-AKE & CG-47 class ships) when transiting through Guam
- Solution: Reinforce ROMEO & SIERRA wharves and dredge 173,360 m3of spoil material

P-436 Dredging Romeo & Sierra

Current Situation:

- ROMEO and SIERRA wharves provide berthing services to Navy ships that visit or homeport in Guam
- Existing depth at the wharves prevents larger ships (i.e., T-AKE & CG-47s) from docking, this reduces the versatility of the wharves in the Inner ApraHarbor
- The ability to berth combatant ships in Guam will increase PACOM’sability to respond to contingencies in the PACOM AOR

Project Costs :

- $70-80 Million

P-447 Open Ammo Storage

Project:

- Construct 8 –868 m2open ammunition storage pads capable of temporarily a total of 1 million pounds Net Explosive Weight (NEW) of Class/Division 1.1 material
- Pave access road, lightning protection system and utility services
- Install approx 2,950 m perimeter fence, Intrusion Detection Sys and Video motion Detection System

Requirements:

- Provide adequate and efficient means of temporarily storing ammunitions
- Need to quickly remove ordnance from KILO and relocate to a location that will reduce public exposure to explosive risks.
- Solution: Construct 8 open ammo pads

P-447 Open Ammo Storage

Current Situation:

- KILO wharf is the sole point on Guam for all Navy and Air Force ordnance downloads and uploads
- Historically, approx 55 ships per year are on-loaded/off-loaded at Kilo wharf. PACFLT ordnance OPTEMPO requires ordnance ships to remain berthed at Kilo wharf for less than 4-5 days per visit
- Many of the ops require only short-term storage, but material must be transported from KILO to the Ordnance Annex (major upload and download) and takes approx 22 days to complete
- Situation above prolongs ammo handling ops at KILO wharf, delays timely delivery to the fleet, increases cost of ammo logistical support, and potentially endangers civilians and personal property

Project Costs :

- $20-30 Million

SPECIAL PROJECTS Back Up Slides
Repairs to Tango Wharf

Project Description:

Corrects major deficiencies to include: repairs holes on the steel sheet pile bulkhead/pump grout in voids; repair depressions on the pavement; replace several mooring hardware elements; repair fender system; replace existing deteriorated fences and gates and install new tide risers, stainless steel ladders and additional life ring preservers.

Mission Impact:

Tango Wharf’s potential to support visiting warships and foreign vessels has not be fully realized. The poor condition of the pier facilities compels Port Ops to berth ships and submarines at the adjacent Sierra Wharf. However, Tango Wharf enjoys the same benefits of force protection, 35 feet depth, and close proximity to Port Control as Sierra Wharf. Restoration of Tango Wharf, will allow Port Ops greater flexibility to berthing visiting warships of all types to Guam.

Estimated Cost: $1M-1.5M

Miscellaneous Repairs to Victor Wharf

Project Description:

Repairs identified by AIS inspection & underwater survey includecorrosion damage to sheet pilings, repair asphalt concrete surface of wharf, restore utility services, & correct concrete structural deficiencies. Project includes demolition of badly deteriorated fleet landing facility at Victor wharf that is usedfor small boat operations.

Mission Impact:

VICTOR wharf is utilized as the primary wharf for visiting combatant ships, Military Sealift Command, foreign navy vessels, and the Coast Guard. The wharf is also in close proximity to the exchange and commissary facility, providing convenient access to QOL/MWR facilities to visiting ship personnel. Wharf is also used to support small boat operations and is near Port Operations office. Due to the material condition of V-1 through V-3 and unavailability of power throughout the wharf, ships cannot receive optimal berthing support.

Estimated Cost: $1.5M-2.5M

Repairs to Sumay Cove Marina Bulkhead

Project Description:

Corrects major deficiencies to include: repair severe corrosion of the steel sheet pile bulkhead; repair sections of bulkhead with reinforced concrete cap/installing new tieback system; backfill severe eroded areas in conjunction with the steel sheetpiles repair; remove abandoned steel structures and provide cathodicprotection.

Mission Impact:

SumayCove Marina would be the ideal location to moor small boats and crafts previously moored at the planned for demo Victor Wharf fleet landing. The shorter distance from the boat ramp and calmer water due to location and configuration would enable the government to cut fuel and typhoon preparation cost.

Repair and Alter BEQ 580

Project Description:

Repairs all AIS identified deficiencies, upgrades bldg to 1 + 1 standard, and includes typhoon and seismic zone 4 corrections. Project includes kitchen/service area, closets to replace wardrobes, adds fire sprinkler and fire alarm system, and electronic card key system.

Mission Impact:

Inadequate living area, visible signs of deterioration, and substandard living conditions create a negative impact on morale and do not comply with QOL criteria. The lack of adequate fire protection system and non-compliant seismic requirements jeopardize government property and safety of building occupants.

Estimated Cost: $4M-$5M

Repairs to BQ-18/20 & Breezeways

Project Description:

Corrects major deficiencies: replace all floor finishes throughout the building; repaint interior; replace ceiling with new humidity resistant acoustical ceiling tiles and aluminum grid; replace gutters and recoat roof surface with elastomericroof coating and replace deteriorated toilet exhaust fans, lightfixtures/electrical devices, plumbing fixtures and repair bathroom walls.

Mission Impact:

Visible signs of deterioration create a negative impact on morale and does not comply with QOL initiatives.Cost to maintain these old facilities will continue to increase. The safety of the sailors and the public is a risk from falling concrete spallsunder the breezeways.

Estimated Cost: $1.5M-2M

Repair and Alter BEQ 584

Project Description:

Repairs all AIS identified deficiencies, upgrades bldg to 1 + 1 standard, and includes typhoon and seismic zone 4 corrections. Project includes kitchen/service area, closets to replace wardrobes, adds fire sprinkler and fire alarm system, and electronic card key system.

Mission Impact:

Inadequate living area, visible signs of deterioration, and substandard living conditions create a negative impact on morale and does not comply with QOL criteria. The lack of adequate fire protection system and incompliant seismic requirements jeopardize government property and safety of building occupants.

Estimated Cost: $3M-$4M

Repairs to Uniform Wharf

Project Description:

Corrects major AIS deficiencies, investigate condition of the existing tie rods and deadmen; sandblast, paint existing corroded mooring hardware and raise sunken bases of same hardware; replace mooring hardware elements & fender system; repair steel sheet pile bulkhead; repair spalls& cracks on concrete caps and fire alarm system.

Mission Impact:

Uniform Wharf has not been operational for many years due to significant earthquake damage. Restoration of Uniform Wharf will allow Port Ops to berth amphibious ships, frigates, minesweepers, and the yet-to-be-built Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) at the wharf. Uniform Wharf will afford sailors closer access to the NEX and Commissary compared to other wharves (except Victor). Uniform Wharf also provides closer access to Port Control

Estimated Cost: $2.5M-$3.5M

Repair and Alter BEQ 581

Project Description:

Repairs all AIS identified deficiencies, upgrades bldg to 1 + 1 standard, and includes typhoon and seismic zone 4 corrections. Project includes kitchen/service area, closets to replace wardrobes, adds fire sprinkler and fire alarm system, and electronic card key system.

Mission Impact:

Inadequate living area, visible signs of deterioration, and substandard living conditions create a negative impact on morale and does not comply with QOL criteria. The lack of adequate fire protection system and incompliant seismic requirements jeopardize government property and safety of building occupants.

Estimated Cost: $4M-$5M

Repairs to Building 206 NCTS NEX

Project Description:

Corrects major AIS deficiencies, implements CT upgrades, renovates fire protection system, replace roofing, and hardens building from future typhoons.

Mission Impact:

Building 206 is a satellite exchange retail store at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS), which is located approximately 45 minutes from CNM. Facility provides convenient retail services for authorized patrons of the Navy Exchange system at NCTS to include active duty personnel and their dependents, military families at the Finegayanhousing area, retirees, military personnel conducting training at NCTS. Without this facility patrons would have to travel to CNM or Andersen AFB.

Estimated Cost: $750K-1.25M

Repairs to Club Rumors, B-75

Project Description:

Corrects major deficiencies: replace two (2) deteriorated main A/C systems and ductwork; replace transformer & construct new pad/enclosure; replace existing power panel; replace soiled carpet; replace damaged ceiling tiles; repaint exterior walls; repair/repaint main roof with elastomericcoating; repair exhaust system in kitchen; renovate bar, dance floor and stage areas andother improvements to the layout of the club.

Mission Impact:

The AIS deficiencies repair would be part of an entire “face-lift”for this old and antiquated facility that is also in dire need of attention (facility was built in 1965). The renovation would include adding “brand-name”food operations, new sound, light and video equipment, improved Internet Caféarea, and video arcade. The newly renovated facility would provide a multi-use entertainment option, not currently available to our Sailors & families. This project would improve the facility aesthetics and usefulness, per industry standards, as well as improve the quality of life for Sailors & families on Guam.

Estimated Cost: $1M-$2M

Repairs to Building 256 NEX

Project Description:

Corrects all identified AIS deficiencies to include removal of asbestos construction materials, upgrades fire alarm and protective systems, improves building exterior and interior finishes, and upgrades lighting and electrical systems. Also provides CT standoff requirements.

Mission Impact:

Built in 1950, Building 256 is the main furniture and appliance outlet for the Navy families on Guam. Building is not equipped with fire protection or alarm system, threatening lives of patrons and employees. Loss of this facility will force military families to shop on the local economy which is very expensive and does not offer similar quality goods as NEX provides. Building 256 is critical to preserving the quality of life of sailors and their families on Navy Guam.

Estimated Cost: $1M-$1.5M

Repairs to Building 372

Project Description:

Correct major AIS material deficiencies by replacing deficient and inoperative roll up doors, replaces roof, improves aging lighting sys, implements typhoon hardening, and seismic zone 4 criteria.

Mission Impact:

Building 372 is the only large government automotive repair and maintenance facility on Guam, providing critical services toevery Navy command on the island. The shop is consistently backlogged and has difficulty keeping up with demand because of continued deterioration that force maintenance bays to be closed, reducing the overall production capability of this facility. Safety of personnel is threatened by structural deficiencies. Building will also be used to consolidate remaining maintenance and repair functions currently at various locations on the base,which will compound space availability, if current conditions are not corrected.

Estimated Cost: $3M-$3.5M

Repair & Alter BEQ 579

Project Description:

Project repairs all AIS deficiencies, upgrades building to 1 + 1 standards, incorporates seismic zone 4 and typhoon hardening corrections. Project includes kitchen/service area, closets to replace wardrobes, adds fire sprinkler and fire alarm system, and electronic card key system.

Mission Impact:

Inadequate living area, visible signs of deterioration, and substandard living conditions create a negative impact on morale and does not comply with QOL initiatives. The lack of adequate fire protection system and incompliant seismic requirements jeopardize government property and safety of building occupants.

Estimated Cost: $2M-$3M

Repairs To B-3202XR

Project Description:

Repairs to all AIS identified deficiencies to include the refrigeration equip, roofing systems, misc. structural deficiencies, numerous concrete spallsand cracks on floor slabs & walls, relocate battery charger station for safety, replace A/C and install in-rack fire protection system.

Mission Impact:

Bldg. 3202XR functions as a general warehouse primarily used by Defense Commissary Agency & DSCP’sSubsistence Prime Vendor. Continued deterioration and unsafe conditions will adversely impact the provisions mission of MSC ships of frozen & dry supplies in direct support of 5thand 7thfleets operating in the PACOM AOR & the Persian Gulf. This situation directly affects services provided at the commissary and the clubs ultimately impacting QOL for sailors and their families on Guam.

Estimated Cost: $4M-$5M


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