Expeditionary Engineering

DAWSON provides subject matter experts (SME) for expeditionary engineer support around the globe.  Our support includes combat engineering, general engineering, geospatial engineering, Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (Prime BEEF), and Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) total force management.  We validate wartime requirements, develop standard unit type code (UTC) requirements for manpower and equipment, provide contingency training, and deliver capability enhancements through research, development, testing, and evaluation.  DAWSON SMEs support engineering modernization, enhance training programs to meet current and future warfighter demands, and develop innovative technologies that expedite repair of runways and facilities after attack.  We also provide formal global reach-back with 24/7 technical support to respond to request for information from deployed or in-garrison forces.

Our core competencies include the following:

  • Doctrine Development, Equipment Modernization, and Lifecycle Support Plan Development
    • Acquisition
    • Sustainment
    • Replacement
  • Contingency Training and Curriculum Development (ISD model)
  • Strategic Planning
    • War Mobilization Plans
    • Austere Base Planning
    • Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Development
    • Base Recovery After Attack (BRAAT) Planning
    • All Hazards Threat Assessments


  • Airfield Damage Repair (ADR)
    • Rapid Airfield Damage Repair
    • Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System
    • GeoExPT Software Architecture
    • Design Reviews and First Article Testing
  • Joint Capabilities Integration and Development Systems (JCIDS) Portfolio Management
  • Manage Repository for Engineering Research and Technical Data
    • Perform trend analysis for wartime and peacetime operations
    • Organize, store, analyze, and disseminate technical data
    • Record and manage professional engineering certifications
    • Project tracking and reporting on classified networks

Examples of current projects include:

Expeditionary Engineering Facilities and Equipment Modernization Support
Scope: Involves support for Expeditionary Engineering planning and program support, process mapping, continuous improvement, pavement analysis, doctrine and publications development, acquisition support, and wartime mobility services.

Global Headquarters

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1850 Honolulu, HI 96813 | Phone: 808.536.5500