AECOM Wins Navy Contract for Australian Base Facility Construction; Vern Kuehn Comments

Vern Kuehn

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has awarded AECOM (NYSE: ACM) a potential $24 million contract to build an aircraft parking apron and support facilities at a military air base in Australia, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The contract provides for the construction of four airfield-rated concrete, paved aircraft parking spots; relocation of existing fuel isolation valve pits; and installation of four Type III fuel hydrant pits at the Australian air force base in Darwin, the company said Thursday.

“This project will provide critical defense infrastructure and expand our federal construction portfolio in the Australian market,” said Vern Kuehn, executive vice president and general manager of the federal division at AECOM’s construction services business.

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