Accession Number:

ADA624761

Title:

Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Barry M. Goldwater Range East Range Enhancements (Including First and Second Record of Decision)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE (INSTALLATIONS) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

739.0

Abstract:

This Record of Decision ROD docwnents the decisions of the U.S. Air Force regarding 6 of 10 proposed enhancements to the eastern portion of the Barry M. Goldwater Range BMGR, also known as BMGR East. The 10 proposals include 1 developing a sensor training area, 2 establishing efficient and timely enviromnental review and approval procedures to address recon.figuration of existing air-to-ground target complexes on the tactical ranges, 3 installing a moving-vehicle target system to support air-to-ground attack training, 4 developing a new target to support training in live air-to-ground missile employment within the East tactical range East TAC, 5 lowering the regular flight altitude floor over a portion of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, 6 converting a portion of Manned Range 3 into a helicopter gunnery range, 7 allowing additional training in combat search and rescue and similar ground-based and combined air-ground operations, 8 constructing a new taxiway and air traffic control tower at Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field AF AF, 9 paving approximately 7 miles of an existing graded road within the BMGR East, and 1 0 excavating, stockpiling, and using sand and gravel resources on the BMGR East. The Air Force has reached a decision regarding six of these proposals.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE