SATCOM installation plan exceeds expectations, saves millions
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Years of experience working with satellite communications antennas and a vivid imagination sparked an idea that paved the way for the depot to exceed its annual Value Engineering Proposal cost avoidance goal by more than 276 percent. The plan includes dismantling the decommissioned AN/FSC-78 Antenna System and cutting the antenna base into manageable concrete panels. The new AN/GSC-52 can be installed after the doweling bars and steel reinforcing mats are in place and 44 cubic yards of concrete is poured to form a new pad.
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