AISG Wins USG Basra O&M Contract
AISG, Inc. wins competition for complex operation and maintenance (O&M) cross-departmental contract for the US Departments of State and Defense in south Iraq. This technically and logistically challenging award is valued at $31 million over the life of the contract and involves the supply and sustainment of all facilities for up to 7,000 personnel at five US bases in Basra Province. The contract O&M requirements include power, sanitation, water, air conditioning, refrigeration and waste management systems. In addition, there are anti-terrorism and force protection contractual obligations covered by Iraq Safety, AISG's wholly owned subsidiary and Government of Iraq-licensed security company. Kiffer Andress, AISG CEO, states from his office in Baghdad: "This award reflects the on-the-ground technical competence and cost competitiveness that AISG has developed over the last six years of working in Iraq. We are most proud of the outstanding efforts of our Iraqi employees in ensuring that our operational effectiveness continues to improve as the new Iraq fully enters the world economy. With the growing involvement of the international oil companies in south Iraq, AISG is well positioned to provide the exact services these multinationals require to succeed in marketing what we believe are the largest oil and gas reserves in the world."
AISG, Inc. is an American-owned design/build construction, logistics, business facilitation and security firm that has accomplished over $300 million in US Department of Defense (DoD) and commercial work since the company's founding in 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq. The AISG business model from the company's inception is to develop and employ local nationals, vendors, subcontractors and partners. The AISG leadership team, with offices in Baghdad, Basra, Amman, Jordan, and Kabul, Afghanistan, includes highly experienced American managers, thus ensuring business best practices such as transparency, accountability, attention to detail, and timeliness. As prime contractor, the company has completed more than 80 DoD contracts and task orders in Iraq without a single default.
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