ANCHORAGE, ALASKA--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2014) -
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ARCTEC Alaska, a joint-venture partnership between ATCO Structures & Logistics and ASRC Federal Primus, has been awarded a contract to provide operations and maintenance services to 15 strategic radar sites that form the Alaska Radar System (ARS). The 10-year contract, awarded by the United States Department of the Air Force, is valued at more than USD$340 million.
The contract, which commences in October 2016, follows a successful 19-year relationship with the United States Department of the Air Force which previously saw the partners provide these services to the radar sites.
ARCTEC will be responsible for maintaining the geographically isolated radar sites (accessible only by air and/or seasonal barge), three remote radio sites, and providing operations and maintenance of facilities at the primary base for the ARS - Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. This includes seven gravel airstrips, gravel access roads, utilities, water systems, power generation, environmental management, snow removal, transportation, weather observation and other logistics support.
"We are delighted to continue working with the U.S. Department of the Air Force and to retain the responsibility for the operation and maintenance of these critical defense assets," said George Lidgett, President, ATCO Structures & Logistics. "We are committed to supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the United States Northern Command mission for air sovereignty within Alaska."
ATCO provides similar maintenance services to the Department of National Defence (DND) in Eastern Canada, as well as airfield services to the NATO Flying Training Centre near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. In Canada's High Arctic, ATCO maintains assets in the community of Resolute Bay and at the Eureka research base in Nunavut. Through its joint-venture company, Nasittuq, ATCO provides site services to the Canadian Forces Station Alert, the most northerly inhabited settlement in the world.
ATCO Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings, site and camp services and industrial noise and emissions control solutions worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America and Australia, a global supply chain, and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to rapidly deliver a turnkey solution anywhere it is needed. To learn more, visit www.atcosl.com.
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