Guam – Guam Pacific, a Barrigada based firm, has won a $7,548,088 contract for building a combat communications facility at Andersen Air Force Base.
According to a notice on defense.gov, 6 firms competed for the project and NAVFAC Marianas awarded it to Guam Pacific International.
A statement from NAVFAC Marianas quotes Commanding Offcier Capt. Peter Lynch as saying “This is another fine example of a small business that has successfully demonstrated its capabilities to meet our enduring military construction requirements.”
The work provides for the construction of a reinforced concrete facility that will include a command section, offices, briefing/training rooms, administration area, mechanical and electrical spaces, communications, fire suppression/detection, intrusion detection system, environmental controls, utilities, pavements, parking, associated site improvements, hazardous material abatement, antiterrorism/force protection measures and archaeological monitoring and all necessary supporting facilities for a complete and usable facility.
The work is expected to be completed by August 2012.
Tuesday afternoon NAVFAC released the following statement on the contract award:
NEWS RELEASE FROM NAVFAC MARIANAS PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE: Local Small Business Awarded $7.5 Million to Build Combat
NEWS RELEASE FROM THE NAVFAC MARIANAS PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2011
Local Small Business Awarded $7.5 Million to Build Combat Communications Facility for Andersen AFB
SANTA RITA, Guam – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas awarded a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price task order to Guam Pacific
International LLC, a small business of Barrigada, Gu., for construction of a combat communications operations facility at Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB).
The contract is to build a reinforced concrete facility with office spaces, briefing/training rooms, an administration area, mechanical and electrical
spaces, and communications and fire suppression/detection systems. The work also includes environmental controls, utilities, pavements, parking, and
associated site improvements.
“This is another fine example of a small business that has successfully demonstrated its capabilities to meet our enduring military construction
requirements,” said Capt. Peter Lynch, commanding officer, NAVFAC Marianas.
“Not only will the work support a new facility for the Air Force, but it will also incorporate sustainable design strategies and features that will
allow us to meet federal environmental mandates.”
This task order was awarded under a previously awarded small business multiple award construction contract (MACC). Six proposals were received,
and work is expected to be completed by August 2012.