$8.5M to Taos for U.S. Military Equipment Disposal

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Recycling at DRMO(click to view larger) Taos Industries in Huntsville, AL, received 2 task orders worth $8.5 million for the operation of 6 Defense Reutilization and Marketing Offices (DRMOs) in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. The DRMOs demilitarize and dispose of excess and unserviceable military property, with the exceptions of ordnance and HAZMAT, for U.S. military and allied forces. Taos, a subsidiary of Agility Defense & Government Services, won the original 5-year, $97.7 million firm-fixed-price contract (SP4410-08-D-2000) in November 2007. The contract is managed by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), a unit of the Defense Logistics Agency, based in Battle Creek, MI. DID has more on the Taos contract and the DRMS… Under a $5.2 million DRMS task order, Taos will provide continued operations at the 6 DRMO locations. Taos operates 1 DRMOs at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait, 4 in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan. Under a second DRMS task order worth $3.3 million, Taos will provide additional operational labor and materials at the Afghanistan site and 4 Iraq DRMO locations to meet a surge of material at each location. Each award covers a 1-year base period. The DRMS disposes of excess property received from the military services. The inventory […]

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