A Month In The Life: Oct 2006 US Base Operating Support Contracts

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Most militaries spend a lot on bases and maintenance, but those expenditures aren’t as sexy as new weapons systems. Which is why they receive far less coverage and attention, except from elected representatives whose districts benefit from the base’s contracting opportunities and contributions to the local economy. To help remedy this, we’ve decided to take a month and cover a certain kind of infrastructure contract: base operations support, in which a contractor assumes responsibility for a given area within a military base, as opposed to classic construction and engineering type contracts. It certainly seems to be busy at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL these days… Oct 4/06: Joint venture IAP-Hill, LLC in Cape Canaveral, FL received $55.5 million under a previously awarded combination firm-fixed-price award fee, indefinite-quantity regional base operating support (BOS) contract (N62467-00-D-2451) to exercise Option 6 for BOS services at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. The award of this option brings the total contract value to $391.5 million. Work is expected to be complete September 2007, but contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured with 75 proposals solicited, 3 offers received, and an award made on June 28, […]

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