Category Archives: Malmstrom Air Force Base

Malmstrom still set to receive new helicopter first, no change in delivery order

Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines said earlier this week that Malmstrom Air Force Base would be the first to receive the MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopter that is replacing the UH-1N Huey. That wasn’t new information and had been the case since at least January 2019 when the commander of the 341st Civil Engineer Squadron said at the Great Falls

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Malmstrom conducting exercises, increased presence of military vehicles and helicopters

Malmstrom Air Force is conducting military training exercises over the next two weeks in and around Malmstrom. The community can expect an increase in the presence of emergency vehicles, convoys, and helicopters from Oct. 19-26. Installation gate access may be affected for short periods of time as enhanced security procedures are performed, according to a Malmstrom release. “Training, conducted in

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City awards aquatics facility design contract to LPW/TD&H

City Commissioners voted 4-1 to award a contract to the team of LPW Architecture and TD&H Engineering for the design and construction of the planned Aim High/Big Sky aquatics and recreation facility. The city received a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense toward the estimated $20 million project and the city will use park district funds to

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City Commission set to select design for aquatics facility on Oct. 13

The City Commission has called a special meeting for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 to select a proposal for the planned Aim High/Big Sky aquatics and recreation facility. The city received 10 proposals for the design and construction of the project and a selection committee reviewed and ranked those proposals. The selection interviewed the top three proposal teams this week and

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City received 10 proposals for aquatics center design; will interview top 3

The city received 10 proposals for design and construction process for the planned Aim High/Big Sky Recreation facility. City Manager Greg Doyon said that a city selection committee reviewed and ranked those proposals. He said the city would look at the top three proposals through an interview process over the next few days. Resolution related to financing joint indoor aquatics

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Resolution related to financing joint indoor aquatics center on Oct. 6 Commission agenda

City Commissioners will consider a resolution during their Oct. 6 meeting for finances related to the planned Aim High/Big Sky Recreation facility. The city has received a $10 million grant through the Office of Economic Adjustment in the Defense Department toward the $20 million indoor aquatics and recreation facility planned for construction near Malmstrom Air Force Base. City has been

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City has been awarded $10 million grant for indoor aquatics facility

Updated Sept. 22 with information from the Defense Department. The City of Great Falls has been awarded a $10 million grant from the Department of Defense for a $20 million indoor aquatics facility. Steve Herrig, Park and Recreation director, said that he had been anxious all day awaiting news of the grant award, since Sept. 15 had been the date

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Air Force awards $13.3 billion contract for ICBM replacement

The U.S. Air Force has awarded an engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent to Northrop Grumman. The GBSD system will replace the current Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system, which is in use at Malmstrom Air Force Base. GBSD missile program progressing According to the Air Force, the contract is $13.3 billion. The GBSD system

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City seeking proposals for aquatics project

The city is seeking proposals for a qualified consultant or consultants to assist in developing the final design, bid documents, bidding process, construction documents and construction oversight, as well as grant management for the new joint aquatics facility with Malmstrom Air Force Base. The city is in the running for a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense

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GFPS seeking declare 10 acres as surplus; city, adjacent landowner have interest in property

The Great Falls Public Schools board of trustees voted during their Aug. 24 meeting to adopt a resolution to declare some items be deemed surplus property. Included in that list is 10 acres of land owned by the district near Loy Elementary School. The land was donated to the district in 1967 by John and Carolyn Loy. The City of

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