Up to $378M to AECOM-CACI Venture for Army Maintenance Services in AfghanistanFeb 23, 2010 16:43 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
AC First, a joint venture between AECOM and CACI, received a maintenance and supply services task order under the US Army’s Field and Installation Readiness Support Team (FIRST) contract vehicle.
Under the task order, AC First will provide maintenance and management support for the Army Prepositioned Stock (APS-5) program in Afghanistan. The task order has a 12-month base year and 4 one-year options. The total value if all options are exercised is $378 million.
AC First’s work will include tactical vehicle and equipment maintenance, facilities management and maintenance, supply and inventory management, and transportation services in support of the 3-401st Army Field Support Brigade at multiple locations across Afghanistan.
This task order continues work that has been performed by AECOM for 5 years under the Army’s global maintenance support and service (GMASS) II contract.
The Army’s FIRST contract [pdf] is a 20-year multiple award indefinite-delivery/ indefinite quantity contract vehicle for field and installation-level logistics functions. The program, which includes 34 contractors, has a $36 billion ceiling.
There are actually 2 contract vehicles – 1 unrestricted contract vehicle and 1 for small business qualifiers. There are 16 contractors in the unrestricted category:
- Defense Support Systems
- Dimensions International
- Eagle Group International
- Kellogg, Brown & Root
- Lear Seigler
- Modern Tech Corp.
- Northrop Grumman
- Stanley and Associates
There are 18 small business qualifiers:
- Accent Control
- Allen Corp.
- Automation Precision Technology
- Data Solutions & Technology
- Expeditionary Technology
- HCI Integrated Solutions
- Logistics Management Resources
- Logistics Solutions Group
- Orion Technology
- Premier Professional
- Strategic Resources International
- System Studies and Simulation
- The Ginn Group
- The Logistics Co.
- Unified Consultants Group
The task order issued under the FIRST contracts provide support in the following areas: program management operations, quality assurance, information technology for logistics systems, training, Army transformation logistics, programmatic, transportation supply, kitting and parts assembly, installation logistics, field maintenance, comprehensive support for centrally managed programs, and command-wide logistics enterprise systems.