Joint venture wins USAF fuel contracts
Aug 1, 2008 12:00 PM
The United States Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) awarded four fuel-management contracts worth $8.6 million over five years to a joint venture led by Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS).
This joint venture, AFH Fuel Services LLC, will operate, maintain, secure, and provide safety and environmental protection for aviation and ground bulk fuel storage operations on U.S. Air Force installations at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan; Misawa Air Base, Misawa City, Japan; and Osan Air Base, South Korea.
Agility DGS is the majority shareholder in AFH Fuel Services, which includes Ferguson-Williams and Hammer Inc. DESC, a unit of the Defense Logistics Agency, purchases and manages energy supplies for the Department of Defense.
Under terms of the contracts, AFH will operate U.S. government-owned storage tanks and equipment to provide fuel for flight-line refueling operations that are conducted by USAF personnel. The joint venture will handle receipt, storage, testing and issuing of bulk fuel products at Andersen, Kadena, Misawa, and Osan air bases. The performance period for the contracts runs from August 1, 2008 to Aug. 1, 2013.
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