C41SR Center of Excellence-Aberdeen Proving Ground

The project involved design and construction of new facilities to serve the Command, Control, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C 4ISR) Center of Excellence which relocated from Fort Monmouth, NJ, to Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.  The site consists of approximately 2,000,000 total square feet of office, laboratory, and warehouse space in nine (9) separate buildings arranged in a Campus environment.

VDA provided full consulting services through construction administration for the vertical transportation equipment required in five (5) of the buildings.

There are three (3) standard in-ground cylinder hydraulic elevators in a 242,000 sq. ft. laboratory; four (4) machine-room-less traction elevators in a 250,000 sq. ft. GMS Tower; eight (8) machine-room-less elevators in two 5-story Headquarters buildings totaling 488,000 sq. ft. and five (5) machine-room-less elevators in a 360,000 sq. ft., 5-story C2CNT building.

Project Info

Service Type

New Construction


Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP


2 Million sf

Project Type

Government, Offices

Equipment Type



Aberdeen, MD

Completion Year



$447 Million