Project Locations - Deployment Locations

Malmstrom Air Force Base

GBSD (Sentinel) is the weapon system proposed to replace the aging Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. It represents the modernization of the land-based leg of the U.S. nuclear triad and would extend its capabilities through 2075.

Malmstrom AFB On-Base Construction

Malmstrom AFB is home to the 341st Missile Wing.

On-base actions at Malmstrom AFB would include new construction and renovation to support GBSD command, communications, maintenance, training, and storage facilities.

Malmstrom AFB Off-Base Construction

  • Renovate 15 Missile Alert Facilities and 150 Launch Facilities

  • Construct 31 Communication Towers

  • Acquire easements to install and maintain 1,277 miles of new utility corridors

  • Install and maintain additional utilities within 1,750 miles of existing utility corridors

  • Establish 2 workforce hubs in Great Falls and Lewistown, MT

      • 50–60 acres in size

      • 2,500–3,000 residents during peaks for 3–5 years

  • Establish construction laydown/staging areas in Augusta, Belt, Denton, Judith Gap, Lewiston, Stanford, Vaughn, and Winifred, MT

      • About 13 acres in size

      • In place for 3–5 years

The Air Force contractor would coordinate with city and county officials before selecting sites for the temporary facilities and obtain permits as necessary to meet all local zoning requirements.