The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late June and early July. The U.S. Department of Defense releases a digest of contract awards daily at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
• Paradigm Mechanical Corp., a small, woman-owned business in Lemon Grove, received a five-year contract for plumbing, heating and air conditioning work at four U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps bases in eastern California. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a $49 million ceiling. The business will now wait for task orders under the contract. Work will include construction alterations, renovation and repair projects at Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Marine Corps Logistics Base in Barstow and Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport. Paradigm was the only vendor to bid on the contract, awarded by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest in San Diego and announced on July 10.
El Cajon Business to Tend Buildings
• Heffler Contracting Group Inc., a small business in El Cajon, won a five-year contract to alter, renovate and repair structures and facilities on U.S. Marine Corps bases in eastern California. Seven companies bid on the contract. Work will come in the form of task orders, and will not exceed $25 million. Work may include electrical, mechanical, painting, engineering/design, paving, flooring, roofing, structural repair, fencing, heating, ventilation, air and cooling and fire suppression/protection system installation projects. Work sites will include Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Marine Corps Logistics Base in Barstow and Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest of San Diego awarded the indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery deal, announced on July 3.
• General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway received a $22 million contract modification from the U.S. Army covering performance based logistics support services for its MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. Gray Eagle is the name for the Army’s version of the remotely piloted Predator aircraft, which GA-ASI developed. Work will be performed in Poway and last through June 2020. The U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama awarded the deal, announced on June 27. The contract is separate from an $80 million contractor logistics support deal announced the next day, and reported in last week’s Business Journal.