By The Hill Staff - 07/25/12 11:50 PM EDT
• The Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a $199.3 million contract to “provide the government of Iraq with 18 F-16 fighter aircraft … support equipment; technical orders; integrated logistics support; and contractor logistics support.” The work should be completed by May 30, 2018.
• The Department of Energy awarded Avisco Inc., a “woman-owned business specializing in heavy civil construction,” $8.6 million to clear three one-acre lots and install fences and signs. The company is based out of Tennessee, but the contract is based from a Department of Energy facility in Aiken, S.C. The contract is part of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
• The Department of Justice awarded Professional Auction Services a $1.1 million contract for the “disposal of seized horses throughout the United States.” The department estimates that nearly 400 horses will be sold at both live and online auctions.
• The Architect of the Capitol has awarded Cunningham-Adams Conservation a $780,308 contract for the “conservation and restoration of the Brumidi Corridor murals in … the Senate wing of the United States Capitol.” Services will include “full restoration, partial conservation or replication.” The wall and ceiling murals were “painted in a variety of painting materials and techniques in the mid- to late 19th century” and have since been painted over several times.
Contract information compiled from defense.gov, USASpending.gov and outside press releases. Send statements about government contracts to firstname.lastname@example.org.