Requirements Analysis and Planning Charrettes, US Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (supporting multiple installations), (September 2009-ongoing)
Rubicon, Higginbotham, Briggs, and Associates, and Mason & Hanger, Inc., are supporting the US Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama in performing requirements analysis and/or planning charrettes for over forty projects throughout the Army.

TAB and RPLANS Updates, Fort Bliss, Texas, (July 2009-ongoing)
Rubicon, Ecology & Environment, the US Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District and the Fort Bliss Directorate of Public Works are working to update the installation Tabulation of Existing and Required Facilities (TAB) and the Real Property Planning and Analysis System (RPLANS) for the Fort Bliss cantonment. The project will require an analysis of the end-state installation force structure, requirements analysis using the Army’s Facility Planning System (FPS) and other established Army criteria and data sources, and reconciliation and coordination with existing installation master plan and area development plans.

Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility (TEMF) Design Criteria, Headquarters US Army Corps of Engineers, (July 2009-ongoing)
Rubicon is evaluating the planning criteria and methodology for Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facilities (TEMF). Vehicle Maintenance Facility complex requirements are currently determined based on number and MOSs of maintenance personnel, and this project will evaluate whether using vehicle throughput and other metrics will generate facility requirements that more accurately reflect the experiences and requirements of the field. Rubicon is working with Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers (and the Louisville District), the US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories (USACERL), and Knight Architects, Inc.

General Purpose Warehouse and Central Issue Facility Standard Design, Fort Worth District Center of Standardization, (July 2009-ongoing)
Working with the US Army Corps of Engineers Center of Standardization (Fort Worth District) and Ecology & Environment, Rubicon is developing a standard design for General Purpose Installation Warehouses and Central Issue Facilities. The project includes evaluations of warehouse practices and requirements at multiple installations and organizations, and will include planning support and training.

On-Site Master Planning Support, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, (July 2009-ongoing)
Under a sub-contract arrangement with MG’s Environmental Services, LLC, Rubicon is providing long-term on-site Master Planning support to Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia.

Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing (UEPH) Module Analysis, Fort Worth District Center of Standardization, May - June 2009
Rubicon provided a study of barracks configurations and sizes, cross-analyzed against installation and unit missions, to determine the optimal barracks module size for use in barracks programming.  Rubicon worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers Center of Standardization (Fort Worth District) and Ecology & Environment on this project.

Requirements Analysis, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, May - June 2009

Under a sub-contract with Burns & McDonnell, Rubicon provided requirements analysis support to the US Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District, TRADOC Engineer, US Army Engineering and Support Center (Huntsville), and the Fort Sill Directorate of Public Works in planning facilities for the 95th AG Battalion (Reception). The requirements analysis considered the increased receptee strength, the addition of another company to the battalion, and gender integration issues. The Requirements Analysis was used during the Planning and DD Form 1391 Charrette.

RPLANS Administration and Planning Support, CSTC-West, October 2007 - May 2009

Rubicon provided Real Property Planning and Analysis System (RPLANS) support to the Combat Support Training Center-West at 
Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Parks, California.  This project included administrative and planning support, data call response assistance, requirements analyses, training, real property planning board support and on-call technical assistance.

Supply Support Activity (SSA), Fort Worth District, March 2009

Rubicon Planning and Glacis Engineering, under contract arrangement with the 
Fort Worth District Corps of Engineers and Ecology and Environment, Inc., provided technical validation of the Supply Support Activity (SSA) standard size proposed in its draft Standard Design Documents.  This Validation included the identification of authorized units and organizations as well as calculation of the supply activities and storage through-put requirements for multiple classes of supply.

82nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) Planning Charrette Support, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, February 2009
Rubicon Planning, under contract to HSMM|AECOM and the Savannah District Corps of Engineers, provided master planning support for the Code 3 Design Charrette for the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB).  Support  included an evaluation all unit-driven facilities (brigade headquarters, battalion headquarters, organizational classrooms, company headquarters, tactical equipment maintenance facilities, oil storage building, hazardous materials storage building, Distribution Company warehouse, organizational storage, general purpose admin facilities, barracks and hardstands) and assigned real property inventory and requirements analysis

DD Form 1354 Support, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, November 2008
Rubicon provided DD Form 1354 reconciliation support at 
White Sands Missile Range under a contract arrangement with the Fort Worth District Corps of Engineers and Ecology & Environment, Inc.  This project included an on-site review of real property records, facility construction and maintenance histories, and application of Army facility planning and classification criteria.

Requirements Analysis to Support Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and Mission Growth at Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan, October 2008
Rubicon conducted a facility requirements analysis to support the realignment of approximately 1,500 personnel from TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) at
Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois to TACOM LCMC Headquarters at Detroit Arsenal.  The project required in-depth force structure analysis to reconcile TACOM LCMC business and staffing practices, adjacency analysis and a facility requirements analysis.  Rubicon performed this work under a contract arrangement with the Louisville District Corps of Engineers and Knight Architects, Inc.

504th BfSB, Fort Hood, Texas, March 2009
Rubicon provided a requirements analysis for the 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade (BfSB) at Fort Hood, Texas under a contract arrangement with the Louisville District Corps of Engineers and Knight Architects, Inc.  Work included the analysis of the 504th's force structure to determine facility requirements for unit administration, SCIF facilities, Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facilities (TEMF), barracks, organizational and personal parking and storage facilities.  The Knight-Rubicon team also provided concept site layouts, rough order of magnitude cost estimates and preliminary programming documentation.

Planning Charrettes, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, March 2008
Rubicon provided support planning charrette support to 
Fort A.P. Hill under a contract arrangement with the Norfolk District Corps of Engineers and Knight Architects, Inc.  The charrettes for the construction of a customized explosive ordnance disposal range complex, a training aids support center, and an infantry platoon battle course.  The planned facilities will support the increased training mission at Fort A.P. Hill resulting from BRAC actions impacting Fort Lee, Virginia.





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