Middle East District awards task order contract for ANA facilities in Kabul

Published Feb. 28, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract that will provide new facilities for the Afghan National Army Recruitment Headquarters at Kabul Military Training Center.

The two-year, design-build contract awarded Feb. 21, for $31.6 million, went to Contrack International Inc., of McLean, Va.

The contractor is required to adapt existing USACE building designs for barracks, administration, warehouse, and dining structures to the Military Entrance Processing Station site at the ANA Recruitment Headquarters and construct those facilities. In addition, the contract requires security improvements and enhancement of the existing utility systems to support the additional infrastructure.

Middle East District awards task orders under a set of Multiple Award Task Order Contracts awarded June 16, 2011, that went to 14 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, which is defined as including 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/.

Contracting officer authority will be transferred to Afghanistan Engineer District-North, which will oversee the construction.

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. 13-085