$10B AFCAP III Program Contract Provides “Expeditionary Engineering”

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DID has covered special contracts before, wherein the US government can issue “extreme situations, massive response” requests and demand to have them met, quickly, by private sector entities. Since that kind of capability used to require large numbers of extra troops, including numerous domain expert specialists, it’s worth reminding ourselves what a change this represents. The $10 billion US Air Force Contract Augmentation Program III (AFCAP III) is such a program, also referred to as “expeditionary engineering.” The Air Education and Training Command at Randolph Air Force Base, TX has just issued a set of indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contracts, which define the small roster of firms who have shown them the capabilities and capacities to handle the kinds of situations that AFCAP III may cover. Katrina (click to view full) Essentially, AFCAP III provides commanders and/or any US government agency the option to vastly expand or relieve the burden of base operation support functions anywhere in the world. They can contract for responses to meet a wide range of support activities, focusing on temporary contingency skills and/resources to sustain military forces (e.g. disaster response and/or recovery, Global War on Terrorism, peacekeeping missions, humanitarian response, nation building, etc.) anywhere in the world […]

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