Multi-Purpose Machine Gun Range (Range 24)
Client: Range and Civil Construction, LLC | Location: Fort Leonard, MO | Completion Date: 2012 | Services Provided: Architectural, Civil/Site Engineering, Land Surveying
Aubertine and Currier Architects, Engineers & Land Surveyors, PLLC provided a design Team to Range and Civil Construction (RACC) for the construction of the Multipurpose Machine Gun Range 24. RACC subcontracted to RWA Range & Training Specialists and A&C to provide complete design services for the $6.4 million Range 24 Design/Build project for the USACE at Ft Leonard Wood, MO. The A&C team of consultants included KAW Valley (Civil/Geotechnical), BNB Design (Architecture), KH Engineering (Structural), and Stanley Consultants (MEP). The Multipurpose Machine Gun Range encompassed 350 acres of underutilized forested range land at Fort Leonard Wood. The range was completely updated and modernized to meet current Department of Defense (DOD) military range standards, Technical Circular (TC-25-8).
This project included the demolition of the old range and range buildings, construction of a new 8 lane 100 to 1500 Meter range, access roads and new range support buildings including Tower, General Instruction Building, Operations Building, Bleachers, Mess Enclosure, Ammo Distribution and Dry Latrine. The targets for this range includes the construction of 24 Moving Infantry Targets (MITs), 68 Stationary Infantry Targets (SITs), and 20 Stationary Armored Targets (SATs). 9 miles of new underground electrical and fiber optics were run to 3 down range Power Centers (PC’s) structures.