Middle East District Awards Phase V Construction to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

Published Dec. 12, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a contract for phase five of the Kandahar Air Wing at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The $6.8 million contract was awarded to METAG Insaat Ticaret A.S., of Ankara, Turkey, on Dec. 10.

The work consists of a site adaptation and construction of facilities to create a sustainable fire training facility and munitions storage area to meet needs of the growing Afghan air force. The performance period is 180 days.

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.

Release no. 13-056