Middle East District awards contract for United Kingdom Maritime Component Command Development, Mina Salman Port, NSA II, Bahrain

Published Feb. 18, 2014

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a contract for the United Kingdom Maritime Component Command Development, at the Mina Salman Port, NSA II, Bahrain. The contract was awarded on Jan. 21, for $9.8 million to American International Contractors, Inc., of Arlington, Va.

The contract calls for the design and construction of two facilities; the first facility is a Forward Support Unit/Forward Logistics Site for the UKMCC.  The facility supports the Royal Navy’s maintenance and repairs to ships operating in the Arabian Gulf Region. The period of performance is 14 months.

The second facility consists of the design and construction of a Headquarters administrative facility for the UKMCC. The performance period is 13 months.

This work is being accomplished in support of the foreign military sales program. A component of the Defense Department’s security assistance program, accomplished through the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, FMS transfers defense equipment, services and training to allied nations to increase stability and capabilities for mutual benefit.

 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. 14-002