Contract Award: $10M to Provide Security Support Services to the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Program
AECOM the leading provider of security services and frontline protection, for commercial and general aviation airports, heliports, and U.S. Government installations at highly sensitive locations was awarded $10 million contract today from the Department of Defense:
AECOM National Security Programs Inc., Springfield, Va., was awarded a $10,019,790 contract modification (000328) to contract W52P1J-09-D-0043 to provide U.S. Forces-Afghanistan with the capability to passively gather, analyze, and disseminate open sources atmospheric information throughout the Afghanistan Combined Joint Operating Area; monitor, track and measure trends in local sentiment regarding U.S. Forces-Afghanistan programs and policies. It will also provide professional advice and assistance with regard to cultural professional advice and assistance with regard to social, religious, political, economic, and tribal matters and communication strategies; produce open source atmospheric information that support Afghanistan related strategic, operational and tactical decision making. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $5,009,895 were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated completion date is Dec. 4, 2015. Work will be performed in Afghanistan. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2013.