Report: NNSA’s Follow-on $3B Sandia Labs Support Program Draws 15 Firms, 4 Universities

nuclear power plantFifteen companies and four universities have shown interest in pursuing a potential 10-year, $2.9 billion contract for management services at the National Nuclear Security Administration‘s Sandia National Laboratories, the Albuquerque Journal reported May 18.

Michael Coleman writes that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) subsidiary Sandia Corp.‘s current SNL support contract with NNSA is scheduled to expire April 2017.

A successor contract will have a five-year base performance period, five option years and a four-month transition period, Coleman reports.

According to NNSA, the competition drew interest from the following companies and universities:

  • Battelle
  • Boeing (NYSE: BA)
  • Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH)
  • BWXT
  • CGI (NYSE: GIB)
  • Comanche Nation Construction
  • Definitive Logic Corp.
  • Fluor
  • Information Technology Co.
  • Innovative Technology Partnerships
  • Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)
  • Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA)
  • Pro2Serve
  • Project Performance Co.
  • System 1
  • Texas A&M University System
  • University of Arizona
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Texas System

Battelle, Boeing,  the University of New Mexico, Texas A&M University System and the University of Texas System formed a consortium to bid for the contract.

Sandia National Laboratories, funded by the Energy Department, focuses on research and development of non-nuclear components for the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile.

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