Base Camp Component Database

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Provide authoritative, unclassified, Operational Energy (OE) related data to support analysis and design of contingency bases.

Methodology and Data Standardization Subgroup (MDSS)

MDSS Members

  • Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (AMSAA)
  • Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
  • Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC)
  • Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (US Army Corps of Engineers)
  • Office of Product Director, Contingency Basing Initiative (CBI)
  • Sandia National Lab
  • Energy and Security Group


Develop and guide procedures for creating credible base camp data; merge data to ensure consistency from multiple sources; store and make available to analytical community via BCCDB.

Responsibility of MDSS members to provide and approve data; AMSAA provides data management support.

User Community

Government agencies and their contractors conducting base camp analyses (e.g., design, optimization, performance evaluations).

The community is welcome to suggest additions, modifications, and areas of interest to store within the database.

Models that Source the BCCDB

  • Virtual Forward Operating Base (VFOB) / Detailed Component Analysis Model (DCAM)
  • System of Systems Analysis Toolkit (SoSAT)
  • Whole System Trades Analysis Tool (WSTAT)
  • Mini-model (PD CBI tool)
  • Science and Technology (S&T) Initiatives


AMSAA Mission:
AMSAA Develops and Delivers Analytical Solutions to Enable Materiel Readiness.

AMSAA Vision:
AMSAA is Operationalized to Enable Readiness through Excellence in Analysis.


Mr. Amato

Mr. James Amato
AMSAA Director
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Related Link:
Mr. Amato Biography

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