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Bechtel-Lockheed Martin Team Awarded-Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Contract

  • 25 September 2002
    San Francisco, CA
  • Press Release

Bechtel-Lockheed Martin Team Awarded-Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Contract

This award is a cost-plus, cost-term award fee contract with potential duration extending to fifteen years. Kwajalein Range Services will provide technical services for the missile testing and space surveillance missions as well as complete logistics and infrastructure solutions to support the U. S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site community. These logistics services include procurement and supply, power, water, facility and housing maintenance, schools, recreation, retail, post office, telecommunications, and sea and air transportation. Phase-in for the program has started.

"We look forward to supporting the vital missions of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command at Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site," said Bechtel National President Tom Hash. "Kwajalein Range Services combines the program management skills of Bechtel and the technical range expertise of Lockheed Martin."

Added John Freeh, president of Lockheed Martin Systems Management, "We are pleased to serve the US Army on such an important program. The selection of Kwajalein Range Services is positive recognition of our commitment to teamwork and our record of acting in the best interests of our customers."

Kwajalein Range Services, LLC (KRS), is comprised of Bechtel National, Inc., a subsidiary of Bechtel Corporation, and Lockheed Martin, the largest U.S. defense contractor. The Kwajalein Range Services team will also include major subcontractor Chugach Development Corporation that will provide logistics support services and AirScan, a veteran owned company, which will furnish aviation services.

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Bechtel is a global engineering, construction, development, and management organization, with 50,000 employees worldwide. Bechtel National, Inc., the government services arm of Bechtel Corporation, is a major management and operations contractor for multiple federal agency sites with expertise in the nuclear, defense, space, energy and environmental fields. Bechtel National is currently working on 40 active projects worldwide ranging from developing counterterrorism technologies, disposing of weapons of mass destruction, cleaning up radioactive and hazardous waste sites to treating and storing nuclear waste. A current major project includes the design, construction, and commissioning of the Waste Treatment Immobilization Plant at the Department of Energy's Hanford site in Washington, which will treat high-level radioactive waste, now stored in underground tanks, threatening the Columbia River. Bechtel National is also a leader in the management and operation of national laboratories and Department of Energy sites including the Nevada Test Site and the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.

As the leading technology solutions provider and integrator to the U.S. government, Lockheed Martin focuses on the defense, information technology and homeland security requirements of the military services and civil agencies. The Corporation's advanced technology solutions draw on world-class capabilities in systems engineering and integration, complex project management, software development and information technology. These align with emerging homeland security requirements for enhanced command and control, threat information alert and exchange, border control, critical infrastructure protection and emergency management and incident response. Lockheed Martin is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and has over 125,000 employees worldwide.

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