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FASTC Video Description

This is a 3:07 minute video showcasing the status of the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) construction as of  April 1, 2017. This video does not have a narrator, but instead has instrumental music playing in the background for the entire duration. The video was filmed using an aerial drone to provide continuously moving aerial views of the various FASTC training venues under construction. The first half of this video showcases exterior views of the following hard skills training venues nearly completed through Construction Contract 01:

  • Mock-urban tactical training area
  • Rappel tower
  • Smoke house
  • Static training device pad
  • Tactical maze as well as interior of the high bay, classroom, and breakroom
  • Explosives demonstration range
  • Viewing shelter and storage building
  • Live fire shoot house and interiors

The remaining time on this video showcases exterior views of the following FASTC training facilities currently in progress through Construction Contract 02:

  • Administrative office building 01 and training classroom building 01
  • Vehicle maintenance shop
  • Ring road bridge C-300 and C-307
  • Central ammo and explosives storage
  • High-speed driving track
  • High-speed track
  • High-speed driving track bridge
  • Tank trail
  • Post-blast training range

The video ends with “Thank You” along with agency logos of the Department of State and U.S. General Services Administration.

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