Projects

RADOME - Radio Communication Station on Mount Hermon

Modernizing the communication facilities in UNDOF had highest priority. A "communications dish", a so-called RADOME, had to be constructed at an altitude of 2.800 m. We overcame the difficult logistical challenges that com with construction "close to heaven".

 

Fact Sheet

Name: RADOME HH
Location: UNDOF, AOS AUSBATT 1st Coy, Position Hermon Hotel RADOME Facilities
Purpose: Communication
Project and monitoring: FCEO Team UNDOF
Maj ZALLER
Capt GUERIN
Start of construction: 06 08 2005
Completion of construction: 19 11 2005
Construction company: Al Gammal Group Damascus
Cost of construction: $ 47, 000 USD
$ 13, 000 USD (Transport of Materials)

TOTALS $ 60, 000 USD

The estimated costs, in Jan 2004: $100,000 USD.
Our revised cost estimation: $ 63,000 USD.
 
For additional Information see media reports: Golan Journal (English) Page 1, Page 2 and Der Soldat (German)
 

Pictures

Original condition Foundation under construction Plattform completed, view 1 Plattform completed, view 2 Final touches

The radome on Mt. Hermon - UNDOF
 
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