Featured Projects: Military Solutions

Savannah International Airport
This deflector will be used by all types of afterburner fighter aircraft

Savannah International Airport

Savannah, Georgia

Owner: Georgia Air National Guard

Supply and install 60' of GS12-2 onto a foundation already constructed by Head Inc. This deflector will be used by all types of afterburner fighter aircraft, including F/A-18,
F-15, F-16 & F-22.

Deflector Model: GS12-2; Overall Length: 60'; Deflector Height: 12' (6.65m); End Wall Height: 9' (2.74); Installation: Jun 2010

Northrop Grumman
Two separate stands of blast deflectors for full power testing of KC-10 aircraft.

Northrop Grumman

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Owner: Chennault Int'l Airport

Install two separate stands of jet blast barriers. One section of U35-2 behind and existing G14-M deflector and the second is an installation of U14-35.

Deflector Model: U14-35; Overall Length: 240' (73.15m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.26m) and 35' (10.79m); Installation: Apr 2010

Barnes Air National Guard Base
Lynnco type G14NB-4

Barnes Air National Guard Base

Westfield, Massachusetts

Owner: Massachusetts ANG

290 lineal feet (88.39m) of Lynnco type G14NB-4 for F15, F16 and F22 operating at taxi/breakaway power.

Deflector Model: G14NB-4; Overall Length: 290' (88.39m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.26m); Installation: Dec 2009

Amari Airbase
One long stand of GS12-2

Amari Airbase

Tallinn, Estonia

Owner: Estonian Government

Supply one 14.63m long stand of GS12-2 for afterburner testing of military aircraft including F-16 and Mirage aircraft.

Deflector Model: GS12-2; Overall Length: 48' (14.63m);
Deflector Height: 12' (3.66m); End Wall Height: 8' (2.43M);
Installation: Dec 2009

Aviano Air Base
New deflector for full power runups of F16 aircraft with F110 engine

Aviano Air Base

Aviano, Italy

Owner: United States Air Force

The standard distance between the deflector location and the engine nozzle is 60' (18.29m). Due to the position of the existing anchoring system, which required a special version of the GS12-2. Modifications include stainless steel sheets and additional structural steel.

Deflector Model: GS12-2; Overall Length: 48' (14.6m); Deflector Height: 12' (3.66m); End Wall Height: 8' (2.44m); Installation: Jan 2006

Elmendorf Air Force Base
Blast deflector to protect from a C-130

Elmendorf Air Force Base

Anchorage, Alaska

Owner: USAF

Project required a jet blast barrier to protect an area from C-130 maneuvering from the parking area.

Deflector Model: G14NB-6; Overall Length: 348' (106.07m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.26m); End Wall Height: 9' (2.74m);
Installation: Sep 2009

Amberley Air Base
Full afterburner engine testing

Amberley Air Base

Queensland, Australia

Owner: Royal Australian Air Force

Full afterburner engine testing of F-18, F-111 and F-35 aircraft

Deflector Model: GS12-2; Overall Length: 60' (18.28m); Deflector Height: 12' (3.65m); End Wall Height: 9' (2.7m); Installation: Aug 2009

Andrews Air Force Base
Taxi-rated blast deflector

Andrews Air Force Base

Prince George's County, Maryland

Owner: United States Air Force

Four stands of taxi-rated blast deflector, each measuring 100'.

Deflector Model: G14NB-6; Overall Length: 400' (121.92m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.27m); Installation: May 2009

Massachusetts ANG
Taxi-duty deflector to protect a roadway

Massachusetts ANG

Westfield, Massachusetts

Owner: Massachusetts Air National Guard

One stand of taxi-duty deflector to protect a roadway from maneuvering F15s.

Deflector Model: G14NB-6; Overall Length: 310' (94.50m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.27m); Installation: Aug 2008

Memphis International Airport
Ground run-up enclosure

Memphis International Airport

Memphis, Tennessee

Owner: Tennessee Air National Guard

Ground Run-Up Enclosure for C-5A aircraft.

Model: GRE; Installation: Sep 2008

Scott Air Force Base
Full power deflector for run-ups

Scott Air Force Base

Belleville, Illinois

Owner: Illinois Air National Guard, 126th Air Refueling Wing

A full power deflector for run-ups of KC-135 aircraft.

Deflector Models: G14M-3; Overall Length: 330' (100.5m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.27m); End Wall Height: 8' (2.44m);
Installation: Jan 2008

Lockheed Martin
Various stands for taxiing aircraft and full power engine runs

Lockheed Martin

Marietta, Georgia

Owner: Lockheed Martin

Two stands of G14M-4 for taxiing F-16 aircraft, three stands for full power C-130 engine runs.

Deflector Models: G14M-4; Overall Length: 776' (236.52m);
Deflector Height: 14' (4.27m); End Wall Height: 8' (2.44m);
Installation: Mar 2008

NAS Whidbey Island
An F/A-18 Super Hornet prepares to preform and afterburner run-up

NAS Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island

Owner: US Navy

BDI supplied two stands of GS12-2 jet blast deflector to the Naval Air Station for afterburner run-ups of F/A-18 aircraft.

Deflector Model: GS12-2; Two run-up stands;
Deflector Height: 12' (3.66m);