Littoral Warfare Research Facility
NSA Panama City, Florida, USA
The U.S. Navy needed an unmanned vehicle research and development facility that could accommodate multiple simultaneous projects, encourage collaboration between scientists and engineers, and serve as a demonstration command center. Haskell's custom design, build, and contract services made their vision a reality.
Haskell's team worked with navy personnel to stay on budget without compromising smart design. The project incorporated several phases of construction under a single contract, including a five-year maintenance program. The design and construction teams worked together to ensure the building's overall functionality.
Equipped with a bridge crane, water tanks, a dock, hoist, and boat ramp, the facility provides a seaside testing environment with moveable partitions and elevated access floors that encourage cooperation. Customization across the entire project allows scientists to focus on their own critical mission: to further develop unmanned technology.
As the end user, I thought the design/build/maintain model got us a fantastic building.Phil Bernstein Head - Unmanned Systems Technologies Branch