Rock Island Integrated Services, a joint venture of DEL-JEN Inc., a Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) company, and AECOM (NYSE: ACM), have won a contract to perform base operations support at the Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois and six other locations in Illinois and Iowa, according to a Fluor statement.
“Rock Island is home to approximately 6, 000 military, civilian and contractor personnel, ” said Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor’s government group.
“It’s our responsibility to ensure the base facilities and utilities continuously support this vital defense installation.”
Work for the contract includes:
· public works support
· facilities engineering administration
· water and sanitary sewage systems
· government bridge operations
· electrical distribution systems
· pest management and control
· family housing
According to the statement, Rock Island is the nation’s oldest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal.
A Majority of the work will be performed at the Rock Island Arsenal main base, a 946-acre island located on the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Ill.
Additional contract values will be booked in subsequent years for an estimated value of approximately $109 million over five years.