Demolition of McMurdo Structures Makes Way For AIMS Construction

Vehicle Equipment and Operations Center (VEOC) and New Lodging to be Built

A crew has begun demolition of McMurdo Station buildings that are in the footprint of new construction for the AIMS Project. This will clear the way for the Vehicle Equipment and Operations Center (VEOC) and a new Lodging Building.

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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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