Fiber Optics/LAN Upgrades – Barksdale Air Force Base

ARS Aleut Construction (AAC) was contracted to engineer, furnish, install and test new Cat-6 and FOC premise cabling in four buildings at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. This included furnishing all materials, labor, supplies, and equipment necessary for the installation of quad Cat-6 outlets and single drop locations to EMCS (Energy Management Control System), as well as wall access phones, plus access points. AAC relocated strand Fiber main feeds from old communications racks to new, as well as relocating strand Fiber feeds to secured and unsecured satellite locations. AAC also engineered, furnished and installed communication closet to service 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, and included containment baskets, equipment racks, switches, patch panels, and wire managers (both horizontal and vertical). Once systems were 100% tested and user’s cutover, all redundant communication equipment and wiring (coax, analog, cat3 cat5, etc.) was removed. As built drawings were provided to the Civil Engineer Squadron, as well as the Communications Squadron Installation.

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