We understand the critical significance of supporting NASA’s work; helping provide for our country’s national space program is one of our most satisfying missions.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (PRWEB) March 15, 2018
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded Akima Support Operations, LLC (ASO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima, LLC, a contract valued at $131.7 million to support the Facilities Operations and Maintenance Division at Goddard Space Flight Center beginning March 15, 2018. The Facilities Operations and Maintenance Services (FOMS) III contract is a hybrid cost-plus-fixed-fee/technical-performance-incentive-fee, with a cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity component.
“We are exceptionally pleased to have been selected to provide Goddard with efficient, nimble, and cost-effective facility services and to expand our longstanding valued partnership with NASA,” said Scott Rauer, president of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group. “We understand the critical significance of supporting NASA’s work; helping provide for our country’s national space program is one of our most satisfying missions.”
Under the terms of the contract, Akima will provide support, such as ensuring reliable utility services for critical operations (central power plants, high-voltage systems, generators, fire protection systems), snow and ice removal, roof replacement and repair, asbestos abatement, painting and caulking, paving and pouring concrete, fence repairs, chemical water treatment, boiler maintenance and repair, and emergency services.
About Akima, LLC:
Akima, LLC delivers mission-essential services, products and solutions in five core areas: Base Operations and Logistics Management; Aviation Services; IT Solutions, Mission Services and Intelligence; Protective Services and Detention Management; and Construction Services. As an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 6,000 employees supporting more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska, Akima provides the infrastructure for more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, Akima is an Alaska Native Corporation and a subsidiary of NANA Development Corporation. To learn more, visit http://www.akima.com.