Military & Defense

Today’s military electrical needs often call for complex design-build capabilities, a Neal Electric area of expertise. Neal Electric holds an ongoing security clearance with the military due to our longstanding relationship with multiple defense divisions, and we work closely with our clients to complete all electrical projects with the greatest of precision and utmost confidentiality.

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Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Complex at Marine Corps Air Station Chappo (22) Area | Camp Pendleton, California

Size: 130,600 SF
Contractor: Harper Construction Company
Owner: Department of the Navy – NAVFAC Southwest Division
Architect/Engineer: cass | sowatsky | chapman & associates

The new CNATT facility, which is located at Camp Pendleton, serves as a training facility for all aviation mechanics that repair H-1 aircraft (Huey and Cobra Helicopters). CNATT was constructed as a design build project and is comprised of a high-rise applied instruction center with administrative spaces.  The applied instruction spaces are comprised of electronic classrooms, aviation training shop laboratories and high bay composite maintenance training spaces.  Administrative areas for officers and instructors, auditorium, and toilet/shower/locker rooms serve as a support to the applied instruction center.  Also included in the electrical design was a three story parking structure and 530KW photovoltaic system.  The energy efficient electrical design along with information systems including LAN, fiber optics, MCB and MCAS NMCI, telephone and cable television included in Neal Electric’s scope of work help make the new CNATT facility an elite training center for the United States Marine Corps.

Miramar Hangars 4 & 7 | Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California

Size: 76,500 SF (Hangar 4), 143,415 SF (Hangar 7)
Contractor: Hensel Phelps
Owner: Federal Government Department of the Navy
Architect/Engineer: FSB/Giuliani Associates

New MV-22 aircraft maintenance Hangar 7, Hangar 4 maintenance hangar addition, and new apron and taxiway. Sustainable features incorporated into the building design include roof-mounted photovoltaic panels to generate electricity and solar panels for heating domestic water. Hangar 7 and Hangar 4 addition were able to reach LEED Gold certification when the design build requirements were set for LEED Silver certification.

Package 5 & 6 Bachelor Enlisted Quarters | Camp Pendleton, California

Size: 761,464 SF (1,499 Units)
Contractor: Harper Construction
Owner: Federal Government Department of the Navy
Architect: Cass/Sowatsky/Chapman + Associates
Electrical Engineer: Sparling/ILA Zammit
Electrical Scope: Design Build, Leed Certified, Fast Track Construction, 12KV Switchgear & Distribution, Outdoor Emergency Generator, Fire Alarm w/ Mass Notification, Telecommunications System, Public Address System

This design build project for MCB Camp Pendleton consists of (7) new 4-story Bachelor Enlisted Quarters buildings located on (4) sites. Each BEQ includes a separate community building with internet cafés, arcades, TV lounges and laundry facilities to make living on base as comfortable as possible. Additional site amenities include basketball, volleyball courts, exercise areas, outdoor shelters and central plant. Site lighting includes solar walkway lights and building security lighting. This project was certified LEED Platinum.

BEQ P-254 32nd Street Tower | San Diego, California

Size: 209,747 SF
Contractor: Soltek Pacific
Owner: Federal Government Department of the Navy

New design and construction of one 209,747-gsf, 12-story BEQ on 4.5 acres that includes 258 each, 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom, living modules that house 1032 enlisted sailors. Other features include energy efficient mechanical/electrical systems and DOD Anti-Terrorism Force Protection features (ATFP), basketball and volleyball courts and parking lot.

El Centro Hangar | Naval Air Facility El Centro, California

Size: 72,000 SF
Contractor/Operator: C.E. Wylie
Owner: Federal Government Department of the Navy
Architect/Engineer: KMA Architecture & Engineering

This project involved design and construction of a new hangar to contain aircraft maintenance space, crew space and administrative space as well as new construction of a 12,000 SF Ground Support Equipment building. The project also included construction of concrete parking aprons, improvements to underground utility systems and upgrades to existing overhead electrical systems.