$12M to VSE for U.S. Army Depot Support Services
VSE Federal Group received 2 contracts totalling $12 million from the U.S. Army to refurbish equipment shelters and fuel tankers. The 1st contract (W25GIV-08-A-8207), worth $10 million, is from the Tobyhanna Army Depot to refurbish Army S-280 and S-250 equipment shelters, which are portable, all-weather shelters for communications equipment and other transportable electronic equipment. VSE will provide inspection, repair, sealing, blasting, painting and testing of the equipment shelters.
The 2nd contract (W911RQ-09-D-0015), worth $2 million, is from Red River Army Depot to repair 68 M900 series up-armored fuel tankers coated with the fuel tanker self-sealant system (FTSS), which is a coating applied to the exterior surface of the fuel tank that will seal a leak caused by small arms fire within 20 minutes of impact. VSE will work with Red River to blast, paint and repair the tanker frames in addition to repairing damaged tanker bodies with the FTSS coating. The FTSS effort is mandated by the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command. Each tanker being repaired has a 5,000 gallon capacity.