Fifteen 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.
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:
- Boeing (NYSE: BA)
- Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH)
- CGI (NYSE: GIB)
- Comanche Nation Construction
- Definitive Logic Corp.
- Information Technology Co.
- Innovative Technology Partnerships
- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)
- Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA)
- 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.