Press Release

NASA Awards Agency-Wide Protective Services Contract

By SpaceRef Editor
May 22, 2008
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WASHINGTON — NASA has awarded its consolidated protective services contract to Coastal International Security, Inc. of Lorton, Va. The contract has a maximum value of $1.56 billion, if all options are exercised.

Work under the contract will provide fire services, security services, emergency management, export control, protective services information assurance/technology security, and protective services training throughout the agency.

The contract is a performance-based indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract enabling all protective services to be provided under a single contract. It will promote synergistic and efficient operations throughout NASA.

Fourteen firm-fixed priced task orders will be issued under the contract to authorize work at 14 NASA locations throughout the United States immediately following the contract award. The value of these task orders will be $1.186 billion. The basic ordering period of the contract is five years, with a not-to-exceed value of $650 million. Five one-year ordering options are available under the contract, each with a not-to-exceed value of $130 million. The contract contains an option to increase the maximum value by 20 percent.

Major subcontractors for the contract include Intergraph – IT of Madison, Ala., Arctic Slope Airfield & Range Services of Greenbelt, Md., RONCO Consulting of Washington, Trident Group of Baltimore, Ameriguard Security Services, Inc. of Fresno, Calif., Sallyport Support Services of New Orleans, La., Excalibur Associates, Inc. of Alexandria, Va., SAGE Systems Technology of Manassas, Va., and American Eagle Security, Inc. of Austin, Texas.

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