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United States of America
United States of America

Fort A.P Hill


Address: Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia
Country: USA
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Point of contact

Name: Bert Garcia
Organization: Department of Defense
Function: Senior Project Engineer
Phone / Fax: +1 703 693 5223 / +1 703 693 3039
Email:

General information

Indoor test area (m2):  
Outdoor test area (m2): 1.5 km of test track for on & off road conditions, 500m of test lanes


Particular constraints

Working hours: Normal
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Entrance requirements: No access to or from site is permitted without being escorted by and under the supervision by onsite personnel.
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Logistics

Mechanical workshop: No
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Explosive allowed: Yes; see individual facilities. Fragmentation: No
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Services supplied:

Electricity

Fuel

Water

Compressed air

Yes

Yes

No

No

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Canteen: No
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Distance (km): Hotel:
Railway station:
Airport:
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List of testing facilities available

  • 1.5 Km of test track for on & off road conditions for vehicle mounted detectors
  • Approximately 500m of test lanes for on & off road vehicle test, areas for handheld detector tests and humanitarian demining equipment tests.

Completed, ongoing and planned test & evaluation projects

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Capabilities

  • Demolition Site 71A, Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia, is an active countermine system development and demonstration test site. The test lanes and areas at Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia, are designed to provide benchmarked tests against real mines and simulated mines for different road and soil
    conditions.
  • The Countermine Test Management (CTEMS) provides real time scoring software for field measurements of vehicle mine detection systems.

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