Contract Award: $134M Construction Contract: Deveselu Air Base, Romania
Department of Defense awards Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. (KBR) for construction at Military Deveselu Air Base in Romania. The United States and Romania jointly selected the Deveselu Air Base near Caracal, Romania, to host a U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System which employs the SM-3 interceptor (also referred to as the “Aegis Ashore System”). The deployment to Romania is anticipated to occur in the 2015 timeframe as part of the second phase of the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) – the U.S. national contribution to a NATO missile defense architecture.
KBR is the incumbent on the existing USC contract and has operated continuously for this client in the Balkans since 1995. Currently, KBR is providing services in Kosovo, Romania and Germany under the USC Contract. KBR has been instrumental in the military’s success in the region from the DoD’s initial deployment on a fast-paced contingency mission to their current sustainment operations. DOD annouced:
Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc., Arlington, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, option-filled contract with a maximum value of $134,151,953 for the development and construction of a land-based missile defense system to be built in Deveselu, Romania. Work will be performed in Romania, and Morrestown, N.J. A combination of fiscal 2013 military construction funds and fiscal 2013 research, development, testing and engineering funds in the amount of $77,815,692 are being obligated on this award. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with eight bids received. The Army Corps of Engineers, Wiesbaden, Germany, is the contracting activity (W912GB-13-C-0011).
About Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)
KBR is headquartered in Houston, Texas, also known as the energy capital of the world. The Company employs approximately 27,000 people worldwide in locations that include the U.S., Australia, Africa, the U.K., Asia and the Middle East. KBR delivers a wide range of services through its Downstream; Gas Monetization; Infrastructure and Minerals; International Government, Defense and Support Services; North American Government and Logistics; Oil and Gas; Power and Industrial; Services; Technology; and Ventures business segments, and differentiates itself as a technology-driven engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company.