Published : Monday, August 27, 2012 | 2:40 PM
Parsons, as part of a joint venture (JV) with G4S, was awarded a contract to provide base operations support (BOS) to the U.S. Navy Support Facility on Diego Garcia. The facility, located on a remote, British-controlled atoll in the Indian Ocean, provides logistics support for U.S. military forces deployed in the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf.
Under a 5-year, firm-fixed-price and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Parsons JV will provide BOS services that are essential to the maintenance and operation of the Diego Garcia facility and supported military forces. These services include general management and administration, command and staff support, fire and emergency, air and port operations support, supply, morale and welfare and recreation support, galley, bachelor quarters, facilities and utilities support, base vehicles and equipment support, and environmental.
“Parsons is pleased to support the Navy on Diego Garcia,” stated Todd Wager, Parsons Group President. “This award reinforces our presence in the Pacific and our longstanding relationship with our customer.”
Parsons has more than 65 years of experience supporting the Navy and other branches of the Department of Defense. A recognized leader in BOS services, Parsons has provided these services at installations worldwide, including Naval Base Guam; Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; and Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar; and at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com.