By Darrell E. Waller, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center Public Affairs
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) announced five indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity award contracts for worldwide ocean services with a value of $99 million, Sept. 18.
The five contract awardees: Truston Technologies, Inc., Lafayette, La.; Sound & Sea Technology, Inc., Lynnwood, Wash.; GPA Technologies Inc., Ventura, Calif.; PCCI, Inc., Alexandria, Va.; and MAR Range Services LLC, Rockville, Md., will compete for worldwide task orders under terms and conditions of the awarded contract.
"Ocean engineering services are an integral part of the Navy's mission," said NAVFAC EXWC Commanding Officer Capt. Mark. K. Edelson. "The work to be performed by these contractors includes ocean cables systems, ocean work systems such as shipboard load handling systems and undersea work systems, waterfront facilities, offshore structures and other vital infrastructure projects."
The work will be performed in disparate climates and environments, ranging from arctic cold to tropical heat, and at all water depths requiring construction, maintenance, installation, inspection repair or salvage operations.
The term of the contract will not exceed 42 months with an expected completion date of March 2018.
NAVFAC EXWC is the Navy's premier activity for facilities and expeditionary technology solutions, engineering services, equipment logistics and products needed to equip the fleet and meet warfighter requirements. EXWC also delivers specialized engineering and technology solutions that support sustainable facilities and provides logistics and expeditionary systems support for Navy combat force capabilities.