Akima Subsidiary Awarded $45.7 Million Contract to Support Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Flying Squadrons

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RiverTech will provide non-flying capabilities and support efforts to increase aircrew capabilities and retention.

January 26, 2021        

Herndon, VA — Akima today announced that its subsidiary, RiverTech, has been awarded a Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Aviation Squadrons Administrative Support contract by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide functional support at eight Air Force bases. The estimated value of the contract is $45.7 million over three years, if all options are exercised.

“Akima’s aviation professionals have a long history supporting the missions of the Air Force,” said Scott Rauer, President of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group. “The functional expertise we deliver behind the scenes allows aircrew members to focus on their primary missions of flying and fighting—improving aircrew retention and delivering increased value to our customers.”

The contract was awarded under the OASIS Small Business (SB) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. RiverTech will provide a range of operations support functions traditionally provided by pilots and Weapons System Officers, including aircrew scheduling, operations training, standardizations & evaluations, mobility/unit deployment manager, and security manager assistant/Weapons Duty Officer.

The company will provide support at eight Air Force Bases in the Pacific Rim, including Kadena AB (Japan), Eielson AFB (Alaska), Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (Alaska), Misawa AB (Japan), Osan AB (Korea), Kunsan AB (Korea), Yokota AB (Japan), and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (Hawaii).

About RiverTech

RiverTech is an SBA certified 8(a) Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima. At RiverTech, we are dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to our customers’ complex engineering and operational challenges. Our teams deliver wide-ranging services for mission support, systems engineering, and IT, enabling information and communications dominance and superior command and control of forces across the globe. To learn more visit www.rivertechllc.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 facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 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 2020, Washington Technology ranked Akima #39 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about Akima, visit www.akima.com.

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