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$21.3M to IAP for FOB Leatherneck Power System in Afghanistan

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FOB Leatherneck(click to view full) IAP Worldwide Services in Irmo, SC, won a $21.3 million service, firm-fixed-price contract to provide electrical power distribution service to Forward Operating Base (FOB) Leatherneck in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The service is required to distribute power from a leased power plant in order to maintain the life support of the camp. IAP will provide the electricity distribution system, which will be located underground. IAP will perform the work in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of June 07/10. 7 bids were solicited with 4 bids received by the Kandahar Air Field Regional Contracting Center in Afghanistan (W91B4L-09-C-0045). FOB Leatherneck is one of the FOBs operating in the southern region of Afghanistan, where most of the 21,000 U.S. troops deploying to the country this summer will be concentrated. The U.S. military is working to ensure that the basic infrastructure is in place to continue receiving troops in Kandahar before sending them out to the FOBs, which are in various stages of development throughout the region, U.S. Forces Afghanistan officials said. As FOB development continues, troops could remain in Kandahar for several weeks before deploying out to their final destinations throughout the summer months. See […]

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