Big Work Coming at K’Har Airfield…

…even as Canadian troops have been ordered to start packing to be out of there by the end of 2011 – tidbits from MERX here and here:

…. This opportunity is open to companies of all NATO Nations and is intended to formulate a list of interested bidders to be invited to submit both technical capability and price associated with the design and construction of a maintenance building at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. The project consists of a 3608 square meter 26 maintenance bay workshop, wash-bay, shelters, office space and land communication and information system workshop/storage.  The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $4,260,000.00 (CAD) ….

…. This opportunity is open to companies of all NATO Nations and is intended to formulate a list of interested bidders to be invited to submit both technical capability and price associated with the design and construction of an Armoured Fighting Vehicle Maintenance Building at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. The work will include a 765 square meter maintenance garage capable of supporting all the functions of first and second line maintenance, with four maintenance bays, offices, tool crib and weapons/explosive ordinance (sic.) shop.  The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $1,500,000.00 (CAD) ….

PDFs of bid documents available here ($4.3M maintenance facility) and here ($1.5M AFV maintenance facility).

So, will Canadians be using these almost $6 million facilities for a while, then leaving them for other NATO countries, or what?

 

 

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