Middle East District Awards Tactical Ramp and Vehicle Maintenance Facility, Southwest Asia

Published July 2, 2013

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order for a tactical ramp and vehicle maintenance facility in Southwest Asia on June 21. The 26-month task order was awarded for $40.8 million to American International Contractors, Inc., of Arlington, Va.

The contract calls for construction of a concrete aircraft parking apron designed for tactical airlift aircraft with associated taxi lane space, pavement markings, area and edge lighting systems, and supporting utilities and pavements. The contract also includes the construction of a Vehicle Maintenance Facility with multiple high bays, as well as office and storage space.

The Middle East District competes and awards task orders under the Multiple Award Task Order Contracts awarded June 16, 2011, to 13 firms. The firms may be called upon to support design-build and construction projects throughout the 20 countries of U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, defined as Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen. More information on the CENTCOM MATOCs can be found at http://www.tam.usace.army.mil/CENTCOM-MATOC/.

The Middle East District provides engineering, construction and related services in the Middle East, Central Asia and other areas. Its work includes designing and constructing facilities for use by U.S. forces, performing engineering activities for other U.S. government and foreign agencies, and providing operations and maintenance services for various customers. In addition, the District provides project management, engineering, contracting and support services to USACE districts in Afghanistan.

Kristin Hoelen

Release no. 13-024