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• 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 Housing and Urban Development has awarded Econometrica Inc. a $9.1 million contract to “plan and perform technical assistance, quality control” with the Physical Needs Assessment used to determine eligibility for HUD low-income housing. The company will also “facilitate the flow of information to Public Housing Authorities” following the implementation of the newly developed “PNA tool,” as well as give HUD officials an “instruction manual” for it. The department also needs the company to provide a statistically significant “sample of [national] public housing developments,” which “will be used … to determine the national needs number.” The contract will last one year, with two one-year extension options.

• 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 mwilson@thehill.com.

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