SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest awarded a $6.57 million task order Nov. 7 to Weston Solutions Inc. of West Chester, Pa. for improvements to the fuels compound at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Pendleton in support of the MV-22 program.
Weston Solutions Inc. will expand the existing fuel storage facility at MCAS Camp Pendleton by adding two additional fuel storage tanks, relocating a loading pad, and expanding the current petroleum oil lubricants (POL) operations building to support the fuel requirements of the MV-22 aircraft. The two additional storage tanks will hold a total of 233,202 gallons.
"This project increases fuel storage capacity and ensures full logistical support for the MV-22 Osprey, the Marine Air Group 39, and their associated mission sets, said Edie Sinclair, NAVFAC Southwest project manager for this project." The project required a full complement of support staff and subject matter experts from multiple departments and agencies over the course of last year while coordinating execution under sequestration and furlough challenges. We are very pleased to announce the successful award of P-117 Aviation Fuel Storage to our Marine Corps customer and the operational forces."
NAVFAC Southwest is the contracting activity for the project. The project is scheduled for completion by January 2015.