The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $4.46 million
contract to Doyle Contracting of Pearl River, N.Y., for the construction of an Urban Assault Course at
the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
The Urban Assault Course will help provide basic level training for individual Soldiers/squads and
platoons for building and room clearing. The project includes construction of simple wood structures to
simulate buildings, a large scale firing range, an underground tunnel system as well as support facilities
“This Urban Assault Course will help ensure that Cadets at West Point are ready for the ever-changing
tactics of modern warfare,” said New York District Commander Col. John R. Boulé. “These new
facilities, combined with the other top of the line facilities at West Point, are key to providing the best
training and education possible for the Army’s future leaders.”
Construction on the Urban Assault Course is slated to begin this summer and be completed by fall
About Us: New York District is responsible for the Corps of Engineers’ water resource development,
navigation, and regulatory activities in northeastern New Jersey, eastern and south-central New York
State, including the New York Harbor and Long Island, and parts of Vermont, Massachusetts, and
Connecticut. The District is also responsible for design and construction at Army and Air Force
installations in New Jersey, New York, Virginia and overseas in Greenland.