Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded Sauer Inc., of Jacksonville, Florida, a $28,326,200 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of an outdoor infantry immersion trainer at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
The facility will provide small-unit rehearsal training and squad leader decision making assessment for Squad Capstone Training and Pre-deployment Training Program Phase III.
The following equipment will be installed: mock village precast walls, floors and ceilings; container structures; modular after action review (AAR) building; faux culverts, dry stream bed (improvised explosive device training); Immersive Village Lighting System (centrally controlled light emitting diode system that replicates candlelight to bright maintenance lighting); Immersive Village Smell Generation System; Village Interior Reconfigurable Steel Walls; Village Interior Reconfigurable Steel Walls; Village Precast Stairways; Village gates and Special Effects Sound System (village speakers and sensors).
The site work will consist of clearing, grubbing and grading the five acre IIT mock village site; excavate and prepare compacted pads and paved surfaces for mock village precast concrete free standing walls, re-purposed shipping containers and temporary modular AAR building; construct unpaved access and village site trails, concrete sidewalks, storm water management, and environmental protection measures; install gravel parking/storage area, primary and secondary electrical distribution systems, a transformer, electric panels, fiber optics and telecommunications infrastructure; as well as installing fire distribution waterline and hydrant.
Work will be performed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and is expected to be completed by October 2020. Fiscal 2019 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $28,326,200 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with four proposals received. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N40085-19-C-9053).