The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded an $80m design-build contract to Tutor Perini to design and construct facilities for the Royal Saudi Air Force.
The contract was awarded through a foreign military sale programme and is funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The project was competitively bid through an Air Force Civil Engineer Center multiple award task order contract, Tutor Perini stated.
Tutor Perini will construct the Khurais Electronic Warfare Range, which will house range operations facility, laborers quarters, access control facility, security facility, maintenance workshop facility, storage facilities, crew facilities, mosque, towers, range targets, C-130 assault strip and other supporting range infrastructure, as well as all utilities, parking lots and access roads within the complex.
Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2017, with plans to complete the project by early 2019.
Work under the contract will be managed by Tutor Perini’s subsidiary, Perini Management Services, which specialises in worldwide federal construction.
Tetra Tech will be responsible for providing architect-engineering services.
Based in the US, Tutor Perini is a civil and building construction company that offers a wide range of general contracting and design-build services to private clients and public agencies throughout the world.