USACE participates in SWORD Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Albuquerque District public affairs
Published May 21, 2021
Maj. Gen. Heather L. Pringle, commander, Air Force Research Laboratory (left) and Maj. Katrina C. Johns, deputy commander, Albuquerque District, USACE (right), and other AFRL and USACE leaders, participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the AFRL Space Warfighting Operations Research & Development Laboratory (SWORD) held on Kirtland Air Force Base, May 20, 2021. This facility replaces six older building that are spread out across the Phillips Research Site. The building includes a 5,000 square foot, high-bay laboratory, as well as an additional 5,000 square feet of secure office, laboratory, and meeting space. The project cost was $12.8 million.

Maj. Gen. Heather L. Pringle, commander, Air Force Research Laboratory (left) and Maj. Katrina C. Johns, deputy commander, Albuquerque District, USACE (right), and other AFRL and USACE leaders, participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the AFRL Space Warfighting Operations Research & Development Laboratory (SWORD) held on Kirtland Air Force Base, May 20, 2021. This facility replaces six older building that are spread out across the Phillips Research Site. The building includes a 5,000 square foot, high-bay laboratory, as well as an additional 5,000 square feet of secure office, laboratory, and meeting space. The project cost was $12.8 million.

Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. – A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the AFRL Space Warfighting Operations Research & Development Laboratory (SWORD) was held May 20, 2021, on Kirtland Air Force Base.

Research which will be conducted in this building is crucial for enabling and assuring future space capabilities.

This facility replaces six older building that are spread out across the Phillips Research Site. The building includes a 5,000 square foot, high-bay laboratory, as well as an additional 5,000 square feet of secure office, laboratory, and meeting space. The project cost was $12.8 million.