US firm wins Bahrain air base support deal
Houston, July 10, 2014
US-based KBR, a leading engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbons, power, industrial, civil infrastructure, minerals, government services and commercial markets, has won a contract for operating support services for Isa Air Base in Bahrain from the US Navy Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic.
The contract is for a one year base period with four option years. Included in the second quarter of 2014 backlog will be the undisclosed funded portion of the base year contract, said a statement.
The total value of the five-year contract, including options, will be $113.8 million for the infrastructure, government and power segment, it said.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide base operating support services to include all management, supervision, labour, materials, and equipment necessary to perform services for general information, management and administration, galley operations, housing facility support, wastewater, water and base support vehicles and equipment, and environmental for the base and its surrounding support sites.
Andy Summers, KBR infrastructure, government and power group president, said: “This is a great opportunity for us to expand our sustainment operations on an installation that is continuing to grow and evolve.
“We are excited to work with the U.S. Navy on this strategically important project and to provide vital support to US military members and their families.” - TradeArabia News Service