Vectrus wins contract to support USAF in Qatar

30 August 2016 (Last Updated August 30th, 2016 18:30)

Vectrus Systems Corporation has received an installation services contract to support the US Air Force (USAF) at Al Udeid Air Base (AB) in Qatar.

Vectrus Systems Corporation has received an installation services contract to support the US Air Force (USAF) at Al Udeid Air Base (AB) in Qatar.

Awarded under Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP), the task order comes with a base year and two and a half years of potential option periods.

Valued at $21m, the contract covers a complete range of installation, maintenance, custodial, lodging, recreation, and hospital aseptic services.

"We have recently undertaken a number of efforts to reorganise the business development functions at Vectrus to improve effectiveness in our pursuits."

Vectrus CEO Ken Hunzeker said: "We have recently undertaken a number of efforts to reorganise the business development functions at Vectrus to improve effectiveness in our pursuits.

"We are very pleased to see these efforts result in a task order win on the US Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV contract vehicle and we look forward to providing outstanding installation services at Al Udeid AB."

Work under the contract will be performed in support of Central Command headquarters, the Air Force 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, starting on 20 September.

AFCAP is a rapid response contingency contract tool for use by US government agencies requiring urgent assistance.

The Al Udeid AB is host to a forward headquarters of US Central Command, headquarters of United States Air Forces Central Command, No. 83 Expeditionary Air Group RAF, and the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing of the USAF.