Korte Construction to Build P-8A Training Facility

Korte Construction to Build P-8A Training Facility

Korte Construction Co., doing business as The Korte Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $36,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of the P-8A Multi-Missioned Maritime Aircraft Training Facility at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.


The work to be performed provides for design and construction of a two-story operational training facility that includes space for eight operational flight trainers, and six weapons tactical trainers, with associated support network and communications equipment, classrooms and administrative spaces.

The facility will include bridge cranes, special access program facility spaces, and extensive networking equipment.

The contract also contains two unexercised options, which if exercised, would increase cumulative contract value to $36,259,780.

Work will be performed in Oak Harbor, Washington, and is expected to be completed by January 2016. Fiscal 2014 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $36,154,000 are being obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 23 proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest, Silverdale, Washington, is the contracting activity.

Press Release, July 22, 2014; Image: Navair
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