Military Buildings

Rubb's military building range features relocatable rapid erect military structures for aircraft and helicopters, military storage warehouses, aviation shelters and sunshades.

Rubb military buildings are designed to be rapidly deployed anywhere in the world

Rubb provides durable and field maintainable engineered fabric military buildings to support defence requirements in difficult environmental conditions, the most challenging climates and demanding terrain. Rubb's military aircraft hangars, rapid deployment military shelters, military warehouses, aviation sunshades, UAV shelters and defence workshops are fully demountable for future missions.

Low maintenance and costs

Our high-quality membrane materials and aluminium framework deliver durability over time, making the cost of maintaining Rubb buildings more economical compared to conventional structures.

Efficient use of space

The truss frame provides clear span space to accommodate a wide variety of rotary and fixed wing aircraft and land vehicles. Fully demountable for future storage, relocation and construction cycles.

Packing and transport

The EFASS military building range has been designed with precise packing, repacking and fast track transportation high on the priority list. Each Rubb hangar is supplied with its own 20ft ISO containers.

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning

It is possible to heat, ventilate, dehumidify or air condition these hangars. Custom designed HVAC systems help create an ideal internal working environment for all military requirements.

Hangar refurbishment

Rubb provides a refurbishing and recertifying service for military organisations. Rubb completes a full inspection, repairing and servicing structures as required, then repacking items ready to be deployed.

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Multiple hangar doors

Rubb offers a variety of hangar doors. They can be selected and designed to suit many size and opening requirements. This flexibility ensures that our clients get the best option to suit their operational needs.

internal hangar crane

Crane system

The integral roof mounted crane system provides clients with the facility to maintain vehicles and aircraft. The crane provides optimal operational capability (1000kg, 1500kg and 2000kg SWLs available).

hangar support

Support

Rubb personnel are on hand to provide help and support, from initial contact to quotation, installation and beyond. We are here to help you meet your goals in the field.

Thermohall insulation logo

Explore Rubb’s patented Thermohall® insulated cladding system, which delivers many cost effective and eco-friendly benefits. Thermohall® fabric can be used to clad all Rubb military buildings and shelters. Insulation can be supplied in thicknesses from 50mm to 200mm providing the best cost saving thermal solution.

Thickness U Value (SI) W/m2K R Value (US) ft-F-hr/BTU
50mm (2in) 0.67 W/m2K R11
100mm (4in) 0.36 W/m2K R19
150mm (6in) 0.25 W/m2K R27
200mm (8in) 0.19 W/m2K R35

Outer layer
Flame retardant heavy duty fabric

 

Core
High density glass wool insulation

 

Inner layer
Self-cleaning PVC fabric

Buildings to Suit Your Military Operations

Rubb provides robust and reliable, engineered fabric military buildings and shelters to support defence requirements in areas of difficult terrain and challenging environmental conditions. Rubb's Rapid Erect Shelters, military aircraft hangars, warehouses, sunshades and workshops are fully demountable for future construction, storage and redeployment cycles.

rubb efass military hangar

EFASS

Rubb’s range of military hangars, relocatable buildings, temporary hangars, warehouses, shelters and sunshades is designed to be rapidly deployed anywhere in the world.

RDS militarty shelters

RDS

The RDS military shelter has been designed for rapid deployment and erection using a minimum workforce and without the aid of mechanical handling equipment.

Military Projects

With over 40 years experience of designing, manufacturing and constructing military buildings we have built up relationships with high profile military organisations across the globe.

 

See more project highlights here.

Rubb supplies MoD’s DE&S Ashchurch with first ever Thermohall® EFASS

Rubb supplies MoD’s DE&S Ashchurch with first ever Thermohall® EFASS

Rubb has supplied two structures for RAF Akrotiri: a climate-controlled storage solution, and an additional storage facility.

RAF Akrotiri Storage Facilities

RAF Akrotiri Storage Facilities

Rubb has supplied two structures for RAF Akrotiri: a climate-controlled storage solution, and an additional storage facility.

RNAS Culdrose Helicopter Hangar

RNAS Culdrose Helicopter Hangar

Rubb has provided a solution for RNAS Culdrose, the largest helicopter base in Europe.

RAF Brize Norton

RAF Brize Norton

Rubb has provided a solution for RAF Brize Norton to help prepare for hurricane relief.

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Rubb supports RAF Lakenheath F-35 infrastructure

Rubb supports RAF Lakenheath F-35 infrastructure

As part of supporting the development, Rubb is providing two structures to the base.

USAarmy gym building
Rubb UK support US Army in Germany

Rubb UK support US Army in Germany

The US Army required a gym facility solution to be delivered quickly at a base in Germany, allowing troops to enjoy downtime under cover.

Moveable Qinetiq Missile building
Moveable building on the right track for QinetiQ

Moveable building on the right track for QinetiQ

Rubb provided a moveable building to defence giant QinetiQ to provide shelter for testing MoD assets.

military hangar germany
Rubb provides shelter for all terrain military vehicles

Rubb provides shelter for all terrain military vehicles

Rubb EFASS military hangars offers shelter all terrain military vehicle maintenance in Germany for MOD

NHV Offshore Helicopter Hangar

NHV Offshore Helicopter Hangar

Rubb rapid construct helicopter hangar flies north to support NHV offshore projects at Wick John O’Groats Airport, Scotland.

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Horizon Flight Academy Maintenance Hangar

Horizon Flight Academy Maintenance Hangar

Rubb provided three 23.4m x 36m EFASS helicopter maintenance hangars to Horizon Flight Academy.

Nimrod military hangar
RAF Kinloss Nimrod Military Hangar

RAF Kinloss Nimrod Military Hangar

Rubb came up with a custom hangar solution measuring 48.5m x 45m long to house the UK Royal Air Force’s Nimrod MRA4 aircraft.

Military Building Types

Rubb can provide military structures in a variety of configurations and sizes to suit your specific requirements.

Rubb BVE Structure type

BVE

BVE structures feature lattice frame sidewalls & can be designed with single or multiple lattice roof pitches. Spans range from 20m to 40m.

Rubb BVC Structure Type

BVC

The BVC is designed with a vertical column leg and a lattice frame roof. This structure offers a large clear internal area. 40m to 100m widths are available.

Rubb BVL Structure Type

BVL

The BVL has vertical lattice frame sidewalls and single or multiple lattice roof pitches per span. Large spans start from 40m to 100m in width, by any length.

Rubb EFASS hangar

EFASS

The Expeditionary Forces Aircraft Shelter System (EFASS) hangar is designed for rapid deployment. Lightweight, robust and relocatable, these hangars are available in three widths (11m, 20.4m and 25m).

Rubb RDS Shelter

RDS

This particular Rubb shelter has been designed for rapid deployment and erection using a minimum workforce and without the aid of mechanical handling equipment.

Contact Rubb

Contact Rubb with your military building requirements. We are here to support you throughout your project.

View Brochure

Explore the latest Rubb military brochure. This brochure features the latest projects and structure information.