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AFGHANISTAN:Operating Environment Assessment 24 July 2011 Author: Jenna Bisenius
Operating Environment 25 years of war have devastated Afghanistan’s economy, institutions and people The U.S. mission in Afghanistan is primarily Al-Qa’eda defeat and nation-building Security risk factors include IED’s, EFP’s, kidnapping, direct / indirect fire 1,764 contractor deaths since 2001 *Source: Wikipedia “War in Afghanistan 2001-Present” web page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Afghanistan_%282001%E2%80%93present%29 Total Contractors U.S. Third-Country Local/Host in Afghanistan Citizens Nationals Country Nationals 93,118 23,294 25,666 44,158* Main categories of contracts in Afghanistan and percentage of contractors working on them: • Theater Support: 21,846 (23.4%) • LOGCAP: 33,131 (35.6%) • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: 11,348 (12.2%) • Other: *26,793 (28.8%) • Total: 93,118 *Includes Defense Logistics Agency, Army Materiel Command, Air Force External and Systems Support contracts, Special Operations Command and INSCOM *Source: Danger Zone Jobs “Jobs Outllook” web page http://www.dangerzonejobs.com/artman/publish/members/article_3497.shtml 2
34 Provinces:1.Badakhshan Afghanistan:2. Badghis3. Baghlan4. Balkh Quick Country Facts5. Bamyan6. Daykundi • Population: 29,835,392 (July 20117. Farah8. Faryab • Capital: Kabul (3.573 million people in 2009)9. Ghazni • Religions: Sunni Muslim 80% / Shia Muslim 19%10. Ghor11. Helmand • Languages: Dari 50% / Pashto 35% / Other 15%12. Herat13. Jowzjan • Life expectancy: Approximately 45 years (2011 est.) *Only14. Kabul15. Kandahar 2% live beyond age 6516. Kapisa • Infant Mortality: 149.2/1,000 births (2nd highest worldwide)17. Khost18. Konar • Average # of Children Per Household: 5.39 (2011)19. Kunduz20. Laghman • Average Years in School: 11 years for males / 7 years for females21. Logar22. Nangarhar • Literacy: 28% (43.1% of males / 12.6% of females) (2000)23. Nimruz24. Nurestan • Labor Force: 15 million (2004) -- Agriculture 78.6% (31% of the GDP) / Industry 5.7%25. Oruzgan (26% of the GDP) / Services 15.7% (43% of the GDP) *Excludes opium production26. Paktia27. Paktika • Unemployment Rate: 35% (2008 est.) *36% of Afghanistan’s population was below the28. Panjshir29. Parvan poverty line in FY2008/200930. Samangan • Corruption: Afghanistan is the 3rd most corrupt country in the world according to31. Sare Pol32. Takhar Transparency International’s 2010 report, followed by Myanmar & Somalia (Iraq is 4th)33. Wardak *Sources: CIA World Factbook “Afghanistan” web page https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html34. Zabol and Transparency International “Publications” web page (Transparency International Annual Report 2010) http://www.transparency.org/publications/gcr 3
Quick Country Facts (Cont.)• Broadcast Media: Approximately 50 private radio stations, 8 TV networks, 30+ community-based radio stations, and a dozen international broadcasters. A state-owned broadcaster, Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), operates a series of radio and television stations in Kabul and the provinces; (2007)• Internet Users: 1 million (2009) *Internet access is growing in internet cafes and Kabul tele-kiosks• Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: 132,246 (mostly Pashtuns and Kuchis displaced in south and west due to drought and instability) (2007)• Slavery / Human Trafficking: Afghanistan is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and prostitution• Opium: Worlds largest producer of opium -- potential for 648 metric tons of pure heroin annually. *Opium is a key revenue source for the Taliban.• External Debt: $2.7B (FY08/09)• Exchange Rate: 46.45 Afghanis (AFA) per US dollar (2010)• Exports: Opium, fruits and nuts, hand-woven carpets, wool, cotton, hides and pelts, gems• Agriculture: Opium, wheat, fruit, nuts, wool, mutton, sheepskin, lambskin• Industries: Small-scale production of textiles, soap, furniture, shoes, fertilizer, apparel, food-products, non-alcoholic beverages, mineral water, cement; hand-woven carpets; natural gas, coal, copper• Imports: Electricity, oil, machinery and other capital goods, food, textiles, petroleum products• Weather (Kabul): Max high of around 91 degrees in August, below freezing from Dec through Feb• Military: Mandatory four-year military service for males starting at age 22 *Source: CIA World Factbook “Afghanistan” web page https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html 4
Useful LinksAfghanFirst: http://www.afghanfirst.org/aboutCIA World Factbook – Afghanistan: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.htmlU.S. Department of Defense: http://www.defense.gov/U.S. Department of State: http://www.state.gov/U.S. Department of Commerce: http://trade.gov/afghanistan/doc_afghanistan_aboutus.aspU.S. Agency for International Development: http://www.usaid.gov/locations/afghanistanpakistan/U.S. Department of Agriculture: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahomeExport-Import Bank of the U.S.: http://www.exim.gov/Overseas Private Investment Corporation: http://www.opic.gov/Farmers Feeding the World: http://www.agweb.com/farmersfeedingtheworld/from_the_ground_up.aspxCurrency Conversion Rates: http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/Per Diem Rates: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/perdiemCalc.cfm*Source: Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) “Resources” web page http://tfbso.defense.gov/www/resources.aspxUnited Nations Development Program: http://www.undp.org.af/World Bank Group:http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/AFGHANISTANEXTN/0,,menuPK:305990~pagePK:141159~piPK:141110~theSitePK:305985,00.htmlEmbassy of Afghanistan: http://www.embassyofafghanistan.org/*Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) “Afghanistan and Pakistan” web page http://www.usaid.gov/locations/afghanistanpakistan/The Afghanistan Analyst: http://afghanistan-analyst.org/foreign.aspx (*Note: Excellent one-stop resource on Afghanistan) 5
…Useful Links (Cont.) *NOTE: Double-click to activate U.S. Government Agencies Afghan Government Microsoft Word Document Object for U.S. Agency for International Development U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghan Business Center Afghan Central Bank website link Afghan Government Procurement Unit Afghanistan Engineer District of the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Afghan Investment Support Agency U.S. Department of Defense: Task Force for Business Stability Operations Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC U.S. Department of State Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan Economic Empowerment in Strategic Regions (State Department) Government of Afghanistan Export-Import Bank of the United States Industrial Parks U.S. Geological Survey Ministry of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture: Foreign Agricultural Service Ministry of Commerce U.S. Trade and Development Agency Ministry of Communications Overseas Private Investment Corporation Ministry of Counter Narcotics Office of United States Trade Representative Ministry of Economy White House - Rebuilding Afghanistan Ministry of Finance U.S. Embassy in Kabul Ministry of Foreign Affairs U.S. Embassy in Kabul Afghanistan Reconstruction Group Ministry of Justice U.S. Government Acquisition (Doha, Qatar) Afghanistan Gazette U.S. Government Procurement Opportunities Ministry of Public Health Ministry of Mines International Organizations Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Telecom Regulatory Board Asian Development Bank European Union: Afghanistan World Bank Afghan-American Related United Nations Development Program Afghan Mission to the United Nations Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR): Afghanistan Afghan Directory of Expertise NATO ISAF Afghans4Tomorrow Donor Assistance Database American Chamber of Commerce in Afghanistan (AmCham Afghanistan) World Health Organization: Afghanistan International Organization for Migration - Return of Qualified Afghans Program Peace Dividend Trust Maps Society of Afghan Engineers Society of Afghan Professionals Afghanistan Refugee and Migration Map U.S.-Afghanistan Reconstruction Council City, country, thematic maps of Afghanistan*Source: U.S. Department of Commerce / International Trade Administration “Afghanistan-Useful LInks” web page http://trade.gov/afghanistan/doc_afghanistan_links.asp 6
…Useful Links (Cont.) *NOTE: Double-click to activate Humanitarian Assistance Microsoft Word Afghan Womens Mission Document Object for A U.S.-based nonprofit organization that supports Afghan women and children health care, education and website link empowerment, and awareness of human rights issues. Afghanistan Red Crescent Americas Fund for Afghan Children White House fund for American kids to help Afghan kids Help the Afghan Children A U.S.-based nonprofit organization that provides education, health, and emergency relief assistance to children and their families in Afghanistan and refugee camps in neighboring countries. NGOs in Afghanistan This is a list of non-profit organizations operating in Afghanistan. ReliefWeb ReliefWeb is a project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Latest news humanitarian news items. News Schools for Afghan Kids Rebuilding schools in Afghanistan Moby Capital Daily Afghanistan Update - Based in Australia, Moby Capital offers a free service of daily UNICEF e-mails of news clippings from around the world on business, economic, and humanitarian issues in World Health Organization Afghanistan. To subscribe to this service, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Situation Reports for Afghanistan Afghan Daily United Nations Development Program: Afghanistan Afghan News Channel Afghan News Network CNN - Rebuilding Afghanistan Other New York Times: Afghanistan The Washington Post - Afghanistan Afghanistan Procurement Directory, a vetted company directory produced by the Canadian NGO Peace Dividend Trust, can help you find a partner for your business venture in Afghanistan. Afghan Scene - Monthly magazine for the expatriate community that includes current developments in Afghanistan and places to eat and stay. Afghanistan Information Management Service (AIMS) AIMS builds information management capacity in the Afghan government and delivers information management services to organizations across Afghanistan. Afghanistan Online - News and Information about Afghanistan. Canada-Afghanistan Business Council Development Gateway - Afghanistan Reconstruction - Includes a comprehensive database on projects in Afghanistan and links to resources about Afghanistan. U.S.-Afghan Womens Council - The Council seeks to help reintegrate women into Afghan society and to prepare them for positions of management and leadership*Source: U.S. Department of Commerce / International Trade Administration “Afghanistan-Useful LInks” web page http://trade.gov/afghanistan/doc_afghanistan_links.asp 7
The War in Afghanistan • Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF): On October 7, 2001, the U.S. and the U.K. militaries and the Afghan United Front (Northern Alliance), launched Operation Enduring Freedom in response to the September 11 attacks on the United States with the stated goal of dismantling the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization and ending its use of Afghanistan as a base. The U.S. said that it would remove the Taliban regime from power and create a viable democratic state. • Coalition Military Deaths Since 2001: 2,520 (US: 1,595 / UK: 377 / Canada: 157 / France: 70 / Others: 321) • Taliban and Insurgents Killed or Captured Since 2001: 38,000+ • Exit Plan: The U.S. and its allies plan to turn all security responsibility over to the Afghanistan government in 2014. *Source: Wikipedia “War in Afghanistan 2001-Present” web page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Afghanistan_%282001%E2%80%93present%29 132,373 NATO/ISAF Troops From 48 Countries (260) (163) (237) (21) *Non-U.S. (40) (156) (11) (300) troop (1,550) (3,935) (31) (80) contributions (3) (937) (1,552) total 42,373 (74) (94) (4,812) (500) (36) (507) (162) (163) (192) (55) (383) (55) (191) (602) (4) (1,786) (406) (2,922) (7) (22) (2,560) (320) (3,880) (133) (35) (519) (0) (350) (9,500) (750) (139) (1,938) (90,000)*Source: Afghanistan International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) “About ISAF” web page http://www.isaf.nato.int/troop-numbers-and-contributions/index.php 8
International SecurityAssistance Force (ISAF)Mission: In support of the Government of the Islamic Republic ofAfghanistan, ISAF conducts operations in Afghanistan to reduce the capabilityand will of the insurgency, support the growth in capacity and capability ofthe Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), and facilitate improvements ingovernance and socio-economic development in order to provide a secureenvironment for sustainable stability that is observable to the population. *Source: Wikipedia “War on Afghanistan 2001-Present” web page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Afghanistan_%282001%E2%80%93present%29Security: In accordance with Security Council Resolutions, the main role of ISAF is to assist the Afghan government inestablishing a secure and stable environment. To this end, ISAF and Afghan National Security Forces conduct security andstability operations throughout the country together and are directly involved in the development of the Afghan NationalSecurity Forces through mentoring, training and equipping.Reconstruction and Development: Through its Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs), ISAF supports reconstruction anddevelopment in Afghanistan, securing areas in which reconstruction work is conducted by other local and internationalentities. Where appropriate, and in close cooperation and coordination with GIROA and UNAMA representatives on theground, ISAF also provides practical support for reconstruction and development efforts, as well as support forhumanitarian assistance efforts conducted by Afghan government organizations, international organizations, and NGOs.Governance: ISAF, through its PRTs, helps Afghan Authorities strengthen the institutions required to fully establish goodgovernance and rule of law and to promote human rights. The principal mission of the PRTs consists of building capacity,supporting the growth of governance structures and promoting an environment within which governance can improve. *Source: Afghanistan International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) “About ISAF | Mission” web page http://www.isaf.nato.int/mission.html 9
ISAF Troops by Province*Source: Afghanistan International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) “About ISAF | Troop Numbers & Contributions” web page http://www.isaf.nato.int/troop-numbers-and-contributions/index.php 10
Organizations in Afghanistan (partial list)Foreign Embassies and Ministries Foreign Government Agencies Afghan Ministries Embassy of Germany Canadian International Development Agency Ministry of Foreign Affairs Embassy of Denmark Canadas Engagement in Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce Embassy of the Netherlands German Foreign Office - Afghanistan Ministry of Finance Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs UK Department of International Development Ministry of Communication Embassy of Italy UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Embassy of Belgium US Department of Commerce - Afghanistan Development Embassy of India US Department of Energy - Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture Embassy of Pakistan USAID - Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education Embassy of the United States Ministry of Public Health US State Department - Afghanistan Ministry of Justice US White House (Afghanistan info) Ministry of Counternarcotics Embassy of the United Kingdom Ministry of DefenceGovernment of Canada - Afghanistan Ministry of Interior Norway in Afghanistan Ministry of Womens Affairs Ministry of Information and Culture Ministry of Labor Ministry of Transport and Aviation *Source: The Afghanistan Analyst “Embassies and Agencies” web page http://afghanistan-analyst.org/foreign.aspx 11
Misc. Afghanistan Contracts Won in 2011•Global Integrated Security USA Awarded $9.5m for Afghan Security (July 22, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the modification of an existing contract to provide security support services throughout Afghanistan in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.•DRS Technical Services Awarded $19.6m for Afghanistan Mentoring Services (July 20, 2011): Cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the specialized training and mentoring services for Afghanistan’s Ministry of the Interior and the Afghan National Police.•SAIC Awarded $44m for Inspection Systems by the U.S. Army (July 20, 2011): Firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for modification of an existing contract to provide maintenance and sustainment of non-intrusive vehicle inspection systems & vehicle cargo inspection systems.•Dyncorp and AECOM NSP JV Selected on $9.7b Translation and Interpretation Contract (July 13 2011): Global Linguist Solutions (GLS), a joint venture between DI and AECOMs NSP unit, has been selected as one of six providers that will compete for task orders on the Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise (DLITE) contract.•Columbia Helicopters Awarded $17m for Rotary Wing Aircraft in Afghanistan(July 6, 2011): Task order for rotary wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services in Afghanistan.•Contrack International Awarded $44.4m for Afghan National Army Construction: (July 6, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the construction of facilities at Camp Zafar, for the Afghan National Army.•Lakeshore TolTest JV LLC Awarded $71.6m for Afghan National Army Construction (July 6, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of buildings, parking, utilities and other infrastructure for Afghanistan National Army personnel.•SAIC Awarded $63.2m for MRAP Services in Afghanistan (July 6, 2011): Firm-fixed-price level-of-effort contract for the modification of an existing contract to service, augment and sustain Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. Work will be performed in McLean, Va.; Kuwait; and Afghanistan.•General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Awarded $36.7m for Afghanistan Munitions (July 2, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for procurement and delivery of non-standard ammunition for the government of Afghanistan. Work will be performed in Kabul, Afghanistan and Kazanlak, Bulgaria.•SAIC, Tetra Tech Joint Venture Awarded State Criminal Justice Program Support (CJPS) Contract (June 30, 2011): SAIC and Tetra Tech, Inc.’s joint venture, Integrated Justice Systems International, LLC (IJSI), has been awarded a contract to provide worldwide civilian police and criminal justice assistance to the U.S. Department of States Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).•AAR Airlift Awarded a $48.8m Task Order for Afghanistan Fixed Wing Services (June 24, 2011): Task order for fixed wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services. Work will be performed in Afghanistan.•Lakeshore TolTest, JV Awarded $64.3m for Garrison Construction Lakeshore TolTest (June 22, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of a brigade garrison at Deh Yak Ghazni, Afghanistan.•14 Companies Awarded Right to Compete for $3.8b in CENTCOM AOR Construction (June 20, 2011): Firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite- quantity multiple award task order contract for $3,800,000,000. The award will provide for design-build and construction projects in the CENTCOM AOR.•Navistar Defense Awarded $30.6m For 228 MRAP Mechanics and Field Service Reps (June 16, 2011): Firm-fixed-priced delivery order #0017 modification under contract (M67854-07-D-5032) for the procurement of 228 mechanics and field service representatives/instructors/mechanics (FIM) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. *Source: Danger Zone Jobs “New Contracts” web page http://www.dangerzonejobs.com/artman/publish/members/article_3490.shtml 15
…Contracts Won in 2011 (Cont.)•DynCorp International Selected for Department of State Worldwide Criminal Justice Program Support Contract (June 16, 2011): The U.S. Department of State (DoS) Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) selected DynCorp as one of five providers on the contract.•AECOM JV is One of Five Companies Awarded U.S. State Department IDIQ Contract Worth up to US$10 Billion (June 16, 2011): An AECOM joint venture was one of five companies awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract worth up to US$10 billion by the U.S. Department of States (DoS) Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.•AAR Airlift Group, Evergreen Helicopters & Berry Aviation Awarded Afghanistan Transportation Contracts (June 3, 2011): Companies have been awarded an option year modification for fixed wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services. Work will be performed in Afghanistan.•Lakeshore TolTest Metag, JV Awarded $18m for Afghanistan Construction (May 26, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of entry control points and guard towers in Shank, Afghanistan.•ECC International, LLC Awarded $29.8m for Construction of 209th Corps Garrison Group A (May 20, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of the 209th Corps Garrison Group A located in Camp Shaheen, Maser-e-Sharif Balkh Province, Afghanistan.•5 Companies Awarded $10b for Criminal Justice Program Support (CJPS) Full Scope (May 15, 2011): The U.S. Department of State (DoS) Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) has as one of its responsibilities the provision of a wide array of support to criminal justice sector development programs worldwide. Program countries areas include Afghanistan. Awardees include DynCorp International, Justice Services International, MPRI, PAE Government Services and Civilian Police International.•Contrack International Awarded $34.1m for Afghanistan Construction (May 6, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance complex in Shindand, Afghanistan.•ARAO-FELLGROUP Awarded $18.5m for Afghan Hospital Construction (May 4, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of the Afghan National Army, Regional Hospital. Work will be performed in Laghman Province, Afghanistan.•ACI - SCC Awarded $33m for Construction Related Services in Southern Afghanistan (May 4, 2011): Firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the property repair, maintenance, minor construction and asbestos removal abatement. Work will be performed in southern Afghanistan.•Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Awarded $49.1m for Operational Support Services (May 4, 2011): Cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the operational support services for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va.; Afghanistan; and Iraq.•Global Integrated Security Awarded $42m for Reconstruction Security Support Services (April 28, 2011): Option-included contract for reconstruction security support services throughout Afghanistan in support of the Army Corps of Engineers.•Bechtel, Parsons, Raytheon & URS Awarded $950m for Threat Reduction Integration Services” (April 28, 2011): Multiple award indefinite- delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide integration services supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Cooperative Threat Reduction Program. The maximum estimated combined total of all four contracts will not exceed $950,000,000. Work will be performed at various locations overseas.•Lakeshore Engineering Services Awarded $12.9m for Afghan Design and Construction (April 26, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of barracks, admin space, training classrooms, and other utility infrastructure in Afghanistan. *Source: Danger Zone Jobs “New Contracts” web page http://www.dangerzonejobs.com/artman/publish/members/article_3490.shtml 16
…Contracts Won in 2011 (Cont.)•International Relief Development (IRD) Awarded $98.8m for Afghanistan Independent Quality Assurance (April 23, 2011): IRD was awarded a contract to provide independent quality assurance for ongoing and planned construction, design and maintenance projects in the infrastructure areas of transportation, vertical structures, energy and water and sanitation.•Air Force Central Command Awards Northrop Grumman Corp. $99 Million Base Security and Support Services Contract (April 19, 2011): U.S. Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) has awarded Northrop Grumman a five-year contract to perform base security operations and support services at overseas U.S. air bases. The firm-fixed-price contract is valued at $99 million. Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will perform various training, management and administrative tasks.•CACI-WGI Awarded $9m For Counter-IED Operations (April 18, 2011): Cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the rapidly deployable expertise and support in all aspects of counter-improvised explosive device operations. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va.; Afghanistan; and Iraq.•AECOM Technology Corp. Awarded $15m Task Order to Support U.S. Forces in Afghanistan (April 13, 2011): AECOM won a Multiple Award Task Order Contract from the U.S. Army for Worldwide Environmental Remediation Services (WERS) to support U.S. forces in Afghanistan. The task order has a potential value of up to US$15 million if all option years are exercised.•ECC International awarded $27.6m for Afghan Signal School Construction (April 10, 2011): The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to ECC for the Design-Build/Site-Adapt of the Afghan Signal School and Military Police School at Camp Shaheen at Maser-e-Sharif in Balkh Province, Afghanistan.•Taylors International Services Awarded $1.9m for Afghanistan Food Service (April 8, 2011): Taylors International has been asked to provide all personnel, supervision, labor and services necessary to perform full food service requirements at the U.S. Consulate General, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan.•Advanced Constructors International Awarded $56.3m for Afghan Police Center Construction (April 5, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract March 31, 2011. The award will provide for the design and construction of the Regional Police Training Center for the Afghan National Police.•ECC International Constructors Awarded $63.9m for Afghanistan National Army Construction (March 31, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the construction of buildings, parking, utilities and other infrastructure for Afghanistan National Army personnel.•ITT Systems Awarded $95.5m for Operation and Maintenance of Communication Facilities, Systems and Equipment (April 5, 2011): The cost-plus-fixed- fee contract will provide for the services for the operation and maintenance of communication facilities, systems and equipment in Southwest / Central Asia.•MPRI Awarded $858.4m for ICITAP Support (March 28, 2011): Contract DJJ11-C-2180 was awarded to MPRI to provide worldwide support services for the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) of the U.S. Department of Justices Criminal Division. MPRI contractor personnel will furnish administrative, logistical, professional, and technical labor, and will provide supplies, equipment, facilities, and materials necessary.•DynCorp Awarded Subcontract to Support 1st Theater Sustainment Command (March 17, 2011): DynCorp has been selected as a subcontractor by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to support the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (1st TSC), providing munitions logistics services support for Department of Defense and coalition forces throughout the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility.•Honeywell Technology Solutions Awarded $24.8m for Afghanistan Retrograde Assistance Teams Support (March 10, 2011): Cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed price line-item-number contract for logistics support, property accountability services, operator-level maintenance and readiness management operations in support of Retrograde Assistance Teams in Afghanistan. *Source: Danger Zone Jobs “New Contracts” web page http://www.dangerzonejobs.com/artman/publish/members/article_3490.shtml 17
…Contracts Won in 2011 (Cont.)•ITT Systems Corp Awarded $40.5m Army Preposition Stocks (March 3, 2011): Firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for maintenance, supply and transportation services in support of the Army Preposition Stocks - Kuwait and direct theater support for Southwest Asia missions.•Jacobs Technology Awarded $18.3m for MRAP Technical and Administrative Services (February 10, 2011): The award will provide for Mine Resistant Ambush Protection Vehicle technical and administrative services with an estimated completion date of February 4, 2013.•ManTech International Awarded $488m Contract to Sustain MRAP Vehicles (February 7, 2011): ManTech was awarded a contract to continue providing logistics sustainment and support for the U.S. militarys MRAP Family of Vehicles (FoV). The award is valued at $488 million for an initial period of performance and options totaling 11 months. Work will be performed in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and at locations throughout the U.S. as required.•USAID Awards Perini Management Services a Afghanistan Vertical Structures Multiple Award Indefinite Quantity Contract (VS-IQC) with an overall ceiling price of $500m (February 2, 2011): The purpose of the contract is to undertake selected facility assessment, renovation, refurbishment and construction activities at various locations throughout Afghanistan and Pakistan.•DRS Technical Services Awarded $22.6m for Afghan National Police Support (January 25, 2011): Cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for field service support, operator training, engineer support, communication equipment repair and installation for the Afghan National Police.•Leonie Industries Awarded $10.3m for Afghan Marketing/Media Support (January 13, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract for media and marketing support services throughout Afghanistan.•AECOM JV Awarded $181.9m to Support Afghanistan National Armys Technical Equipment Maintenance Program (January 11, 2011): AECOM’s joint venture with ANHAM, Afghanistan Integrated Support Services, was awarded a maintenance and capacity-building contract by the U.S. Army to support the Afghanistan National Armys Technical Equipment Maintenance Program (A-TEMP).•PAE Government Services Awarded $5.6m for Afghan National Security Force Support (January 5, 2011): Firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide support to the Afghan National Security Force and equipment services.•Mission 1st Group Awarded $3m for Southwest Asia IT Support (January 5, 2011): Firm-fixed-price cost-reimbursable indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for engineering, logistics and oversight of IT projects in Southwest Asia and within the United States. *Source: Danger Zone Jobs “New Contracts” web page http://www.dangerzonejobs.com/artman/publish/members/article_3490.shtml 18
Afghanistan Contract Protests (2010-2011)• USIS Protest of Dyncorp Afghan Law Enforcement Contract Denied by GAO (May 12, 2011): USIS Worldwide, Inc. (USIS), of Falls Church, Virginia, protests the Department of the Armys award of a contract to DynCorp International LLC (DI), of Fort Worth, Texas, pursuant to request for proposals (RFP) No. W91CRB-10-R-0059 to provide support for the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior (MOI) and the Afghan National Police (ANP) in building, developing, and sustaining an effective law enforcement organization. USIS challenges the agencys evaluation of proposals under various evaluation factors, including technical, past performance, and cost. GAO denies the protest.• GAO Denies Worldwide Language Protest Against MEP Contract (Sep 13, 2010): WorldWide Language Resources, Inc. protested the decision by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) to modify its contract with Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP)which provides linguist and interpretation services for military operations in Afghanistan and other operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The protester contended that the modification violates the competition requirements of the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984 (CICA). GAO denied the protest.• GAO Rules In Favor of DynCorp on Afghanistan Police Training Contract (Mar 16, 2010): The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says it sustains DynCorp Internationals protest and recommends the Secretary of the Army "cancel" current contracting process and conduct a "Full and Open Competition" for the $1.6b contract for training the Afghan police.• DoD Bows to Critics, Denies Kuwaiti Firm Sole Source Contract (Mar 14, 2010): In January, the Defense Logistics Agency announced its intent to award a sole source contract award for logistics services throughout the U.S. military’s Central Command area, which includes Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and other countries. But the agency said this week it was reversing course and opening the contract to full and open competition for companies willing to bid.• ITT Systems Division protest of contract awarded to Readiness Management Support denied (Jan 21, 2010): ITT Corporation, Systems Division protests the award of a contract to Readiness Management Support, L.C. for air traffic control, air field management, and air traffic control and landing systems operation and maintenance support services for facilities in the United States Central Command Air Forces (USCENTAF) in Southwest Asia. GAO deny the protests. *Source: Danger Zone Jobs “Contract Protests” web page http://www.dangerzonejobs.com/artman/publish/cat_index_95.shtml 19
Afghanistan Contracts Out for Bid (July 2011)Y--SOF Parking Apron, Shank, Afghanistan 71--Furniture for Kabul University Reference LibraryW912ER-11-R-0029 W5J9JE-11-T-0023AAY -- Construction of structures and facilities 71 -- FurnitureDepartment of the Army Department of the ArmyU.S. Army Corps of Engineers U.S. Army Corps of EngineersUSACE Middle East District - Award Jul 22, 2011 USACE Middle East District - Award - Jul 21, 2011Construct a Dining Facility (DFAC), FOB Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan Geological Surveying Equipment for Delivery to AfghanistanW912BU-11-R-0026 W91B4N-11-T-5053Y -- Construction of structures and facilities 52 -- Measuring toolsDepartment of the Army Department of the ArmyU.S. Army Corps of Engineers CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandUSACE District, Philadelphia - Solicitation Jul 22, 2011 RCC BAGRAM- Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 21, 2011Y--Afghanistan National Police Regional Police Training Center Bagram, Geological Surveying EquipmentParwan Afghanistan W9B14N-11-T-0021W5J9JE11R0192 66 -- Instruments & laboratory equipmentY -- Construction of structures and facilities Department of the ArmyDepartment of the Army CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandU.S. Army Corps of Engineers RCC BAGRAM - Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 20, 2011USACE District, Kabul - Pre-solicitation (Modified) Jul 22, 2011 Y--BP CROSSING POST (IMAM SAHIB) SHIR KHAN, KUNDUZ PROVINCEY--Afghanistan National Police Regional Police Training Center W5J9JE11R0106W5J9JE11R0192 Y -- Construction of structures and facilitiesY -- Construction of structures and facilities Department of the ArmyDepartment of the Army U.S. Army Corps of EngineersU.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE District, Kabul - Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 20, 2011USACE District, Kabul - Special Notice Jul 22, 2011 Threat Mitigation ServicesY--Firm Fixed Price Contract for Design and Construction of Afghanistan W91B4M-11-T-0093National Army (ANA), Gamberi Garrison Expansion Phase V, Laghman 63 -- Alarm, signal & security detection equipmentProvince, Afghanistan Department of the ArmyW5J9JE-11-R-0093 CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandY -- Construction of structures and facilities RCC KABUL - Combined SynopsDepartment of the ArmyU.S. Army Corps of EngineersUSACE District, Kabul -Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 21, 2011 *Source: Fed Biz Opps “Opportunities” web page https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity 20
…Contracts Out for Bid (Cont.)R--A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Y--Kajaki Irrigation Intake Structure and Piezometers, Kajaki Dam,W912ER11R0094 Helmand Province, AfghanistanR -- Professional, administrative, and management support services W5J9LE11R0083Department of the Army Y -- Construction of structures and facilitiesU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the ArmyUSACE Middle East District Sources Sought Jul 20, 2011 U.S. Army Corps of EngineersDesign and Construct a Waste Management Area at FOB Wilson, Afghanistan USACE District, Kandahar - Presolicitation - Jul 19, 2011W912BU-11-R-0039 Y--AFGHANISTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT SOUTH (AES) Firm Fixed PriceY -- Construction of structures and facilities Contract for Helmand Electrical Transmission Lines in HelmandDepartment of the Army Province, AfghanistanU.S. Army Corps of Engineers W5J9LE-11-R-0084USACE District, Philadelphia - Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 20, 2011 Y -- Construction of structures and facilitiesConstruct a Waste Management Area, FOB Dwyer, Afghanistan Department of the ArmyW912BU-11-R-0038 U.S. Army Corps of EngineersY -- Construction of structures and facilities USACE District, Kandahar - Solicitation - Jul 17, 2011Department of the Army Y--AFGHANISTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT SOUTH (AES) Firm Fixed PriceU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract for Design and Construction for the Western Expansion of theUSACE District, Philadelphia - Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 20, 2011 ANA 205th Corps at Camp Hero, Kandahar, Afghanistan.Y--Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) W5J9LE11B0006W912ER-10-R-0089 Y -- Construction of structures and facilitiesY -- Construction of structures and facilities Department of the ArmyDepartment of the Army U.S. Army Corps of EngineersU.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE District, Kandahar - Solicitation - Jul 17, 2011USACE Middle East District - Award - Jul 19, 2011 V--Transportation Services on Behalf of USACE-AES, Kandahar,Afghanistan Field Training AfghanistanSFSIAQ11R0010 W5J9LE-11-SS-0009U -- Education & training services V -- Transportation, travel, & relocation servicesU.S. Department of State Department of the ArmyForeign Service Institute U.S. Army Corps of EngineersOffice of Acquisitions, M/FSI/EX/GSACQ - Award / Service-Disabled Veteran- USACE District, Kandahar - Sources Sought -Jul 17, 2011Owned Small Business - Jul 19, 2011 *Source: Fed Biz Opps “Opportunities” web page https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity 21
…Contracts Out for Bid (Cont.)Environmental Control Units for Tents Ballistic Underwear and OuterwearW91B4M-11-T-0090 W5K9FH-11-R-023541 -- Refrigeration, air-conditioning & air circulating equipment 84 -- Clothing, individual equipment & insigniaDepartment of the Army Department of the ArmyCENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting Command CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandRCC KABUL Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 16, 2011 RCC LEATHERNECK - Presolicitation - Jul 13, 201161--Firm Fixed Price Procurement for Electrical Equipment, Tools and Materials USPSC - Senior Humanitarian Advisor - Afghanistanin Helmand Province, Afghanistan SOL-OFDA-11-000025W5J9LE11T0018 R -- Professional, administrative, and management support services61 -- Electric wire & power & distribution equipment Agency for International DevelopmentDepartment of the Army Washington D.C.U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USAID/Washington - Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 13, 2011USACE District, Kandahar - Presolicitation - Jul 16, 2011 Vehicle Mounts for AN/PRC 117G61--Firm Fixed Price Procurement for Electrical Equipment, Tools and Materials W91B4M-11-T-0088in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan 58 -- Communication, detection, & coherent radiation equipmentW5J9LE11T0017 Department of the Army61 -- Electric wire & power & distribution equipment CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandDepartment of the Army RCC KABUL - Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 13, 2011U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Z--AFGHANISTAN ENGINEER DISTRICT SOUTH (AES) FFP Contract for theUSACE District, Kandahar - Presolicitation - Jul 16, 2011 Design and Construction of an expansion to the Oxygen System of the CampY--ANA Kandaks (East) at Camp Hero, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Hero Hospital for the Afghanistan National Army (ANA), in KandaharW5J9LE11B0005 Province, Afghanistan.Y -- Construction of structures and facilities W5J9LE-11-R-0082Department of the Army Z -- Maintenance, repair, and alteration of real propertyU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of the ArmyUSACE District, Kandahar - Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 14, 2011 U.S. Army Corps of EngineersR--Notice of intent to sole source a Purchase Order for an online course of USACE District, Kandahar - Solicitation - Jul 13, 2011instruction in Electrical Inspection and Quality Assurance 10--Sole Source Notice of Intent for BP Battalion Headquarters is CancelledW5J9JE-11-P-0236 W5J9JE11R0162R -- Professional, administrative, and management support services 10 -- WeaponsDepartment of the Army Department of the ArmyU.S. Army Corps of Engineers U.S. Army Corps of EngineersUSACE Middle East District - Special Notice - Jul 13, 2011 USACE District, Kabul - Special Notice (Modified) - Jul 13, 2011 *Source: Fed Biz Opps “Opportunities” web page https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity 22
…Contracts Out for Bid (Cont.)C--Notice of intent to sole source to modify and increase the capacity of Single Afghan Nationwide Polling SurveyAward Task Order Contract Number @912ER-09-D-008 for personal services to W91B4M-11-R-0021support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with its mission in R -- Professional, administrative, and management support servicesAfghanistan Department of the ArmyW912ER-09-D-008 CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandC -- Architect and engineering services RCC KABUL - Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 04, 2011Department of the Army Fuels Testing Labs, AfghanistanU.S. Army Corps of Engineers W91B4L-11-T-0125USACE Middle East District - Special Notice - Jul 06, 2011 H -- Quality control, testing & inspection servicesY--WELL DRILLING, PUMP STATION AND WATER STORAGE, CAMP HERO- Department of the ArmyKANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN CENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandW5J9LE-11-SS-0080 RCC KANDAHAR Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 03, 2011Y -- Construction of structures and facilities USPSC - Field Program Assistant - AfghanistanDepartment of the Army SOL-OTI-11-000004U.S. Army Corps of Engineers R -- Professional, administrative, and management support servicesUSACE District, Kandahar - Sources Sought - Jul 06, 2011 Agency for International DevelopmentV--Air Transportation Support Services, Afghanistan Washington D.C.W5J9LE11R0064 USAID/Washington - Combined Synopsis/Solicitation / Cancelled - Jul 01, 2011V -- Transportation, travel, & relocation servicesDepartment of the ArmyU.S. Army Corps of EngineersUSACE District, Kandahar - Solicitation - Jul 06, 2011Video Teleconferencing & A/V Technical SupportW91B4M-11-R-401699 -- MiscellaneousDepartment of the ArmyCENTCOM - Joint Theater Support Contracting CommandRCC KABUL - Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Modified) - Jul 04, 2011 *Source: Fed Biz Opps “Opportunities” web page https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity 23
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