Military Capabilities

Israel to get more hardened aircraft shelters

12 July 2019

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is looking to build additional hardened aircraft shelters, according to a notice published on the USU Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website on 12 July.

The notification did not reveal the number of aircraft shelters that will be built or the base where they will be located but said they would take up an area of about 4,000 m2.

The work is expected to cost more than USD10 million and will also involve constructing about 1.5 km of taxiways, 3.3 km of service roads, 2,150 m2 of auxiliary facilities, 450 m2 of administrative buildings, 1,900 m2 of utilities tunnels, and 5,600 m2 of general storage buildings.

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