26 March 2024

Pizzarotti’s strong presence in Sigonella’s NAS base

Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A. has now become a solid reality in the Sigonella Naval Air Station, the “Hub of the Med”, result achieved thanks to the framework agreement “Multiple Award Construction Contract” (MACC), stipulated in 2021 with the UsNavy, total value $95M to be awarded by task orders.

As of now is providing construction services, building renovation, equipment retrofitting, mechanical and electrical plants replacement and revamping. More specifically, Pizzarotti has been recently awarded of two new task orders, currently started.

  • Replacement of the fire protection system of building 438, which covers a covered space of 5,000 m² where inbound/outbound logistics serves the military airport of Sigonella.
  • The new electric microgrid of the 452 building, consisting of a fully equipped back up battery (BESS), a diesel generator and a photovoltaic system. This will allow the entire building to operate in the absence of external energy for up to 14 days. This will be the first pilot project of such systems in all European installations of the Navy.

Staff, certified by the United States, will oversee ongoing work in coordination with Navy representatives, to ensure that contractual requirements are met in full compliance with established objectives and activities.

These projects give a solid continuity to such an important business partnership, which dates back more than 20 years.

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