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Unformatted text preview: DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEER SUPPORT AGENCY 1 SEP 2011 APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE: DISTRIBUTION UNLIMITED FROM: AFCESA/CEO 139 Barnes Drive, Suite 1 Tyndall AFB FL 32403-5319 SUBJECT: Engineering Technical Letter (ETL) 11-7: Nuclear Weapons-Capable Maintenance and Storage Facilities 1. Purpose. This ETL provides criteria specific to new and existing (Attachment 1, Chapter 8 only) nuclear weapons-capable maintenance and storage facilities, including unique criteria that are related to (but not limited to) design, construction, sustainment, restoration, and modernization. Note: The use of the name or mark of any specific manufacturer, commercial product, commodity, or service in this publication does not imply endorsement by the Air Force. 2. Application: Air Force installations with nuclear weapons-capable maintenance and storage facilities. The requirements in this ETL are mandatory. 2.1. Authority: Air Force policy directive (AFPD) 32-10, Air Force Installations and Facilities. 2.2. Coordination: Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) Headquarters, Air Force Safety Center, Weapons Safety Division (HQ AFSC/SEW) Headquarters, Air Force Security Forces Center (HQ AFSFC/SFON) Major commands (MAJCOMs) fire protection engineers Headquarters, Global Strike Command (HQ AFGSC/A7P) Air Force Civil Engineer (HQ AF/A7CP) 2.3. Effective Date: Immediately. 2.4. Intended Users: MAJCOM engineers, base civil engineers (BCE), and other engineers responsible for design, construction, renovation, and maintenance of new and existing nuclear weapons-capable maintenance and storage facilities. 3. Referenced Publications: See Attachment 1, Appendix A, for a comprehensive list of references. 4. Acronyms and Terms: See the glossary in Attachment 1 for a comprehensive list of acronyms and terms. 2 5. Nuclear Weapons-Capable Maintenance and Storage Facility Design. Attachment 1 contains unique facility-related criteria specific to and required for new and existing nuclear weapons-capable maintenance and storage facilities within the Air Force. Use Attachment 1as a basis for the development of detailed design documents (including scope, basis of design, technical requirements, plans, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, request for proposals, and invitations for bids) used for the procurement of facilities, facility similar equipment, and other infrastructure systems. This attachment must be used as a reference document and requirement in the procurement of architectural and engineering services (A&E) and other consulting services to prepare detailed design documents, including those for design-build projects. It is not intended to be used in lieu of detailed design documents in the procurement of facility construction....
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