Battelle to Support CBRN Detection and Decontamination
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, was awarded a $13,048,856 incrementally funded, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to continue contractor support services for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear detection, reconnaissance, protection and decontamination systems, and contractor logistics support. Purpose is to provide a strategic tool for the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense to deliver sustainment support for the identified high-complexity, low-density systems that fall under its life-cycle management responsibility. This is a six-month bridge contract, with the possibility of a six-month option. Work will be performed in Columbus, Ohio, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with one received. Fiscal 2013 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $197,107; fiscal 2014 “other” procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $900,000; and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $10,065,620 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Edgewood Division, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911SR-15-C-0004).