Clark Construction Group in Bethesda, MD won a $230.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to construct a 526,255-gross-square-foot replacement facility for the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD) in the Edgewood area of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.
Supporting structures include medical gas utilities (O2, CO2, LN2, N2), conventional utilities (water, sewer, gas, central district chilled water, steam), electrical services (including emergency power generation), paving, walks, parking, fencing, storm drainage, communication and information systems, fire protection and alarm systems, and site improvements that include landscaping and new access drives.
USAMRICD is the US Department of Defense’s lead laboratory for the development of medical countermeasures against chemical weapons…
ManTech International received the follow-on contract for the Analytic Space (A-Space) program from the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). A-Space, which was developed by ManTech, is a collaborative workspace for analysts from 16 different intelligence agencies. The contract is valued at $11 million with a base year and 2 option years and includes Jive Software, NavStar, and SAIC as team members.
A-Space is a joint initiative of DIA and the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) designed to give analysts secure access to text, graphics, imagery and video intelligence spanning multiple classifications with appropriate security controls. The application, which is similar to Web 2.0 social networking programs, now has over 10,000 users within the intelligence community.
The use of a Web 2.0-like application enables the intelligence community to break down long-standing barriers to sharing information…
Berschauer Phillips Construction in Olympia, WA won a $32.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of the Everett-Seattle Armed Forces Reserve Center in Marysville, WA. Berschauer Phillips expects to complete construction by June 30/11. Bids were solicited on the web with 8 bids received by the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville District in Louisville, KY (W912QR-090-C-0060).
Berschauer Phillips will build a 1,200 member Everett-Seattle Armed Forces Reserve Center consisting of a 160,000-square-foot training center and a 20,000-square-foot vehicle maintenance shop. The buildings will have reinforced concrete foundations, concrete floor slabs, mechanical systems, and electrical systems. Supporting facilities will include site preparation, paving, fencing, and extension of utilities.