By The Hill Staff - 04/19/12 11:48 PM EDT
• The U.S. Agency for International Development chose AECOM as the recipient of a $14.7 million, five-year task order. AECOM will “support the Mozambique Health Infrastructure Development Program” by offering “planning, design and construction advisory services for rural health centers, district and regional pharmaceutical warehouses and a pharmaceutical quality-assurance laboratory and health sciences training center.” The order works toward the goal of “the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the U.S. government’s initiative to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS globally.”
• The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded a contract to United Launch Services. The company will “launch the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites-R and S.” The spacecraft should launch “in October 2015 and February 2017, respectively, aboard Atlas V 541 rockets.” The launch services will cost $446 million and the satellites “will improve detection and observation of meteorological phenomena that directly affect people’s lives.”
• The Boeing Co. won an almost $99 million “not-to-exceed cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-priced contract to procure enhanced threat response redesign for the Massive Ordnance Penetrator.” The penetrator is a “quick reaction capability program,” and the work will be completed by the end of March 2014 in Missouri.
• The Army gave McCann Worldgroup a $188 million “fixed-price-award-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract” for “marketing and advertising services.” McCann’s services will be “in support of a nationwide advertisement campaign for the personnel recruitment and retention programs throughout the Army.” The work will be executed in New York and other locations.
Contract information compiled from defense.gov, USAspending.gov and outside press releases. Send statements about government contracts to firstname.lastname@example.org.