Huntsville Center awards $1 billion munitions-related services contract

Huntsville Center Public Affairs
Published Nov. 16, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville awarded a $1.136 billion Chemical, Environmental, Munitions Response – Unrestricted Multiple Award Task Order Contract (ChEM-RU MATOC) Oct. 15.

A MATOC is not necessarily a contract for one task or action, but rather a collection of tasks and actions across a set specific period of time.

The objective of this MATOC is to perform Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) remediation actions involving Conventional Munitions (CM) and Chemical Warfare Materiel (CWM), Environmental Compliance and Remediation Services (ECRS), and Other Munitions-Related Services (OMRS), as necessary to enable lands and waters to be safely and efficiently returned to its original state of being.

Huntsville Center’s Ordnance and Explosives Directorate is designated as a Military Munitions Design Center for conventional munitions and the only Design Center authorized to execute any phase of Chemical Warfare Materiel response projects for USACE. 

Through the utilization of the contract value, the twelve awardees will provide services to safely locate, identify, recover, evaluate, package, transport, manage, and make final required disposition of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC), and Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) at Department of Defense sites and other federally controlled or federally owned sites.

The contract activities may include project planning; assessments; inspections; surveys; investigations; studies, engineering evaluations; cost analyses; remedial or removal actions; spill response; sampling and analysis; engineering containment and filtration; recovery; storage; transportation; and disposal, as required, of MEC to include Munitions Constituents (MC), HTRW; monitoring; data management; training; permitting; public involvement; and logistical; medical; and security support.

In addition, for Other Munitions Related Services (OMRS) the work may also include anomaly avoidance, and range clearance.

This MATOC will be used to continue the execution of mission assignments at sites and territorial waters located throughout the United States, its territories and outlying areas as defined by Federal Acquisition Regulation.

The Period of Performance is a ten-year ordering period consisting of 60 months for the base ordering period, a 36 month option ordering period and a 24 month optional ordering period.

The MATOC’s twelve awardees are: AECOM Technical Services, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.; Arcadis U.S., Inc.,        Highlands Ranch, Colo.; Environmental Chemical Corporation, Burlingame, Calif.; HydroGeoLogic, Inc., Reston, Va.; Jacobs USAE JV, Arlington, Va.; Parsons Government Services, Inc., Pasadena, Calif.; Tetra Tech, Inc.,   Huntsville, Ala.; Weston Solutions, Inc., West Chester, Pa.; Aptim Federal Services, LLC, Alexandria, Va.; Dawson Solutions, LLC, Huntsville, Ala.; EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc., Hunt Valley, Md., and GSI MMRP JV LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Release no. 21-012