Akima to provide logistics support to US Army FSB Fort Hood

11 March 2020 (Last Updated March 11th, 2020 15:16)

Akima Support Operations has been contracted to provide logistic support services for the US Army Field Support Battalion (FSB) at Fort Hood Military base, Texas, US.

Akima to provide logistics support to US Army FSB Fort Hood
Akima has been awarded a contract to provide logistics support contract to US Army Field Support Battalion at Fort Hood Military base, Texas. Credit: Akima.

Akima Support Operations has been contracted to provide logistic support services for the US Army Field Support Battalion (FSB) at Fort Hood Military base, Texas, US.

Intended to support US Army logistics missions, the contract includes a range of analysis, management, and operational functions such as materiel maintenance, supply services, ammunition services and transportation.

The five-year cost-no-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract includes options, that will take its total ceiling value to $101.3m if exercised.

The contract has been awarded under the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) programme.

The services offered under the programme help military personnel prepare for missions. It is managed by the US Army Materiel Command.

Akima Facilities Solutions Group president Scott Rauer said: “This award further demonstrates the confidence that military customers have in the world-class logistics capabilities offered by the Akima portfolio of companies.

“Fort Hood is home to many legendary US Army units, and we are proud to support the mission of such an important and storied military facility.”

Akima’s services will also support coalition partners, foreign governments, and Department of Defense (DoD) agencies.

Work under the contract is expected to be completed by 7 August 2025. The DoD said that bids were solicited through the internet and 11 were received.

Akima Support Operations president Doug Magee said: “Our experience providing support to facilities similar to Fort Hood was invaluable to receiving this award.

“We are excited to immediately provide value on this contract through our agility and our experience.”