Press Release

NASA Exercise Base Support Contract Option

By SpaceRef Editor
June 13, 2003
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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla., will extend its
Joint Base Operations Support Contract (J-BOSC) for one year
to Space Gateway Support (SGS) of Herndon, Va. The contract
includes a modification to provide calibration services to
the eastern range precision measurement equipment laboratory
on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) and transient
alert aerospace ground equipment maintenance services at
Patrick Air Force Base (PAFB), Fla.

The contract extension/modification, valued at approximately
$287.7 million, covers October 1, 2003 through September 30,
2004. The total contract value, including exercised options,
is more than $1.5 billion.

The J-BOSC is a performance-based, cost-plus award fee
contract to provide base operation and support services at
KSC, CCAFS, and PAFB. Under the contract, SGS provides
facility and infrastructure operations and maintenance; fire
protection, security services, transportation support,
grounds maintenance, and other base support services.

SGS is a joint venture of Northrop Grumman Technical
Services, Inc., Herndon, Va., Shaw Infrastructure, Inc., San
Diego. and Wackenhut Services, Inc., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

SpaceRef staff editor.