Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded The Haskell Co., Jacksonville, Florida, a $9,498,353 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of the P680 CH-53K cargo loading tower at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina.
The work to be performed will provide a high-bay facility that will house an operations trainer to support CH-53K helicopter pilot and crew chief training program. Construction includes a deep pile foundation, grade beams and reinforced concrete slabs to provide the building's base while reinforced concrete masonry unit exterior walls and a standing seam metal roof provide the building enclosure.
This facility will provide a covered, all-weather training environment for the ground operations aircrew trainer, a fuselage trainer device, pallet storage, retrieval and build-out packages associated with troop deployment and mobility. The facility includes high-bay roll-up doors and concrete drive aprons to accommodate moving the aircraft frame in and out of the building.
Fiscal 2020 military construction Navy contract funds are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Work will be performed in New River, North Carolina, and is expected to be complete by April 2022.
This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with five proposals received. NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N40085-20-C-0066).