MATOC Task Order Awarded for Coalition Operations Center, Bagram, Afghanistan

Published Dec. 16, 2011

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a $39.9 million task order to CH2M HILL-YUKSEL JV, of Chantilly, Va., on Dec. 14, for a Coalition Operations Center in Bagram, Afghanistan.

This task order, part of the U.S. Central Command Area of Operations Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) that MED awarded on behalf of the Transatlantic Division, June 16, 2011, will provide an 11,000-square-meter division headquarters command and control facility for U.S. Army Central. It will contain administrative areas for 900 personnel, conference rooms, training areas, a command center, communications equipment, day rooms, an operations bridge, and an entry control area. The performance period is 480 days.

MED will transfer contracting authority to Afghanistan Engineer District-North, which will oversee the construction.

The USCENTCOM MATOC is part of the USACE acquisition strategy for construction and design-build projects within the USCENTCOM area of operations. The total estimated ceiling for these proposed MATOCs is $3.8 billion.

The MATOC is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract awarded to multiple firms to provide indefinite quantities of services and products during a fixed period of time. The USCENTCOM MATOC was awarded to 14 firms, all technically capable of satisfying the requirements. When requirements, such as this, are identified, individual task orders are issued. The awarded companies compete among themselves for the work through task orders.

The 14 USCENTCOM AOR MATOC holders include:
AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc. CH2M Hill – Yuksel JV
American International Contractors, Inc. Contrack International Inc.
Anham – ICSS JV ECC Centcom Constructors LLC
Bryan 77 Construction JV Innovative Technical Solutions, Inc.
BYA ACI-SLIG JV Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc.
Caddell/ENKA JV Lakeshort Toltest JV
CDM/Cape JV Perini Management Services, Inc.


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. 13-092