Akima Awarded Arnold Engineering Development Complex Air Force Base Contract


Akima Intra-Data will provide a range of facility support services to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex

October 8, 2019

Herndon, VA – Akima today announced that Akima Intra-Data has been awarded a contract to provide facility support to the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) at Arnold Air Force Base. The award has an 8-year period of performance and a total contract value of approximately $152 million, if all options are exercised.

“The work of the AEDC at Arnold Air Force Base is critical to our national aerospace mission,” said Scott Rauer, President of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group. “Akima is proud to support this work, and the award demonstrates the trust our customers put in us when supporting their most complex and important operations.”

Arnold Air Force Base is an Air Force Materiel Command facility and an important national resource. It has contributed to the development of practically every one of the nation’s top priority aerospace programs over the past fifty years. The complex operates more than 68 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges, sled tracks, centrifuges, and other specialized units.

Akima will perform work at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee, with specific performance at White Oak, Maryland and Moffett Field, California. Services will include command, control, and communication functions as well as test security, other security services, base supply, cargo movement, and vehicle maintenance.

About Akima Intra-Data

Akima Intra-Data (AID) delivers comprehensive facilities operations, maintenance, and logistics services designed to keep installations running smoothly. Our flexible solutions enable the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies to reduce operating costs, improve productivity, and enhance the value of their existing assets. From building and vehicle maintenance to managing multi-billion dollar inventories in secure warehouses, AID is a trusted partner for optimizing installation performance and asset value.  AID is a Small Disadvantaged Business (SBD) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima, an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC).  To learn more about AID, visit www.akimaintradata.com.

About Akima

Akima is a global enterprise with more than 7,500 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of aviation, construction, facilities and logistics, IT and mission support, protective services and detention management, and systems engineering. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders, Akima’s core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our Iñupiat values. In 2019, Washington Technology ranked Akima #38 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about Akima, visit www.akima.com.

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