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• Naval Special Warfare Group ONE in Coronado, Calif., has awarded Danny Wright a $25,000 contract to construct a fitness course for the naval base. The award was set aside for a small business and will include the construction of pull-up bars, vaults, “z logs,” a “donkey kick” station and a line of “stumps” ranging from 16 to 24 inches high, used to test agility. According to the solicitation, the work will take place over 21 days. 

• The United States Marine Corps has contracted with Sierra Four Industries to acquire fully functional foreign- and U.S.-made weapons. The contract, worth more than $650,000, is intended “to support classroom training” so soldiers can learn to recognize and use “commonly encountered foreign weapon systems.” Among the weapons the Marines requested were rocket-propelled grenade launchers, Dragunov sniper rifles, AK-47 assault rifles with milled receivers and light machine guns, with a count of more than 2,000 weapons requested in all. 

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• The Agency for International Development awarded a $23.6 million contract to Roots of Peace to help “increase agricultural productivity and income” in Afghanistan using science and technology. Of the overall total, $9.6 million will come in the form of six years’ worth of salaries and overhead, according to federal documents. The specific plans of the contract intend to assist farmers in education and training in sustainable and productivity-enhancing technologies and practices. The Afghan Agricultural Research and Extension Development program, as it will be called, “will build the capacity of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and Directorates of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock.”

• The State Department awarded a $30,000 contract to First Thought Yoga in Arlington, Va., for “yoga classes.” On the company’s website, it lists having classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the State Department. No other information has been provided.

Contract information compiled from General Services Administration data and government press releases. Send announcements about government contracts to mwilson@thehill.com.