PAE Wins $54M from U.S. Navy to Support African Base Operations

paePAE Government Services Inc. has won a $54 million modification contract from the U.S. Navy for base operations services, the Defense Department said Thursday.

The modification extends the period of performance for recurring base operating support services at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti and Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya.

Work under the cost-plus-award fee contract includes:

  • general management and administration services
  • public safety
  • ordnance
  • air operations
  • supply
  • morale, welfare and recreation
  • galley; housing
  • facility support; utilities
  • base support vehicle and equipment
  • environmental services

This modification will bring the total ceiling value of the existing contract to $123 million.

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97% of work will be performed in Djibouti, with the rest in Kenya and is expected to be completed by September 2013.

At the time of award, PAE will receive $7.7 million from the fiscal 2013 operation and maintenance, Navy contract funds that will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Europe Africa Southwest Asia in Naples, Italy, is the contracting activity.

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