Modernization of NSF's Logistics Hub in Antarctica Ready to Move Forward

AIMS Project Will Overhaul McMurdo Station Over the Course of a Decade

The National Science Board (NSB) has authorized the National Science Foundation (NSF) to move forward with the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project. AIMS is planned as a 10-year undertaking to overhaul McMurdo Station into an energy and operationally efficient platform from which to support world-class science.

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Construction Set to Begin on Primary IT&C Facility in McMurdo

IT&C Primary Operations Facility to be Built by Leidos Subsidiary Antarctic Support Contract (ASC)

The National Science Foundation has authorized Reston, Va.-based Leidos Corp., its prime Antarctic contractor, to begin construction on a new facility that will house upgraded and centralized network operations and telecommunications at McMurdo Station, the nation's flagship research complex on the southernmost continent.

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USAP Prime Contractor to Hold "Industry Days" Conferences

Conferences Will Focus on Upcoming Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) Projects

Leidos Innovations Corporation (Leidos), who provides logistical support to the National Science Foundation (NSF) managed U.S. Antarctic Program, is holding two upcoming "industry days". Leidos is encouraging prime and lower-tier subcontractors who are interesting in learning more about projects and acquisition under the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) program, to attend the upcoming conferences. The AIMS program is a large, multi-phase program that consists of four major construction projects, three of them design-build (DB) and one design-bid-build (DBB).

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