URS Corporation (NYSE:URS) today announced that it has been awarded a task order from the U.S. Navy to provide construction services for the land-based Aegis Ashore missile defense program at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, in Kauai, Hawaii. The 15-month task order also includes the provision of construction services in Moorestown, New Jersey. It has a maximum value of $129 million to URS. The work will be performed under the Navy’s Global Multiple Award Construction (GMAC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract, which was won by URS in July 2009.
Under the task order, URS will install a radar deckhouse, support building, launch pad, electrical power and potable water systems, a sewer connection, and synthetic natural gas and communications systems, and perform related work to test a government-furnished, government-installed weapons system at the Pacific Missile Range Facility. URS also will fabricate and erect a radar deckhouse, support building, and perform related work to test a government-furnished, government-installed weapons system at Moorestown.
Gary V. Jandegian, President, Infrastructure & Environment for URS, said, “URS has a long-standing history of successfully delivering engineering and construction services on mission critical programs related to national defense and homeland security. We are proud to have been selected for this assignment as part of our ongoing work to assist the Department of Defense in successfully completing mission-critical facility and infrastructure projects.”
URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial, oil and gas, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has approximately 56,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries (