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Contract awarded for Falcon 5/F-15 Beddown, State of Qatar

Middle East District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published Aug. 17, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) awarded a contract for Falcon 5/F-15QA beddown support facilities in the State of Qatar.

Contract number W912ER20C0010 was awarded May 22, to the joint venture of Bahadir Construction Engineering Contracting and Trading Company and Impresa Construzioni Giuseppe Maltauro S.p.A. The contract award amount was $524,416,900.

TAM was designated as the sole construction contract acquisition and construction administrative agency for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) requirements implemented through the U.S. Air Force Security Assistance & Cooperation (AFSAC) Directorate for the State of Qatar.

Qatar is an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Persian Gulf region. Their relationship with the U.S. is anchored by mutual defense interests with the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) having a predominant role in Qatar's defenses. The FMS purchase of 48 F-15 aircraft heightens the State of Qatar's capabilities for current and future air-to-air and air-to-ground threats.

This project will construct the needed maintenance support facilities, airfield taxiways and apron areas, operations facilities, munitions support areas, and aircraft alert hanger to support their F-15 mission and continue as a deterrent to regional threats, strengthening its homeland defenses.

The period of performance for this contract is 856 days from the notice to proceed.

 


Release no. 20-009