WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order on July 23, for KC-130J aircraft maintenance facilities at Al Mubarak Air Base, Kuwait. The task order was awarded for $17.1 million to Contrack International, Inc., of McLean, Va. The period of performance is one year.
The task order contract for this project consists of the design and construction of interim maintenance facilities for the Kuwait Air Force. The required facilities include a hangar capable of housing two KC-130J aircraft, warehouse renovations, maintenance facilities trailers, a training and operations center, and associated infrastructure to support the aircraft.
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/Portals/77/docs/Contracting/MATOC-FactSheet.pdf.
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.