Parsons team to operate Guam naval facilities

Parsons, a global leader in military base planning and operations support services, is a principal member of a team awarded a base operations support services contract for the Territory of Guam for the Commander, Naval Forces Marianas. The venture won a $34 million, one-year base period, cost-plus-award-fee contract with nine one-year award options. If all options on this contract are exercised, the cumulative value of this contract will be $423.4 million...

PASADENA, CA, Dec. 21, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Parsons, a global leader in military base planning and operations support services, is a principal member of a team awarded a base operations support services contract for the Territory of Guam for the Commander, Naval Forces Marianas.

The special purpose business venture named DZSP 21 LLC, based in Philadelphia, Pa., was awarded a $34 million, one-year base period, cost-plus-award-fee contract with nine one-year award options. If all options on this contract are exercised, the cumulative value of this contract will be $423.4 million. Work will be performed at various installations in the Territory of Guam.

Tasks under this contract include the full range of facility operations including management and administration, safety, port operations, ordnance storage and handling, facility utilities (electrical, water, wastewater, steam, potable water), facility maintenance, environmental services, and support services to include food services and public affairs.

The other principal members of DZSP 21 LLC are Day & Zimmermann, Inc., and SKE Support Services, Inc. The members of DZSP 21 LLC, are working together presently on 28 active contracts at many different military and government installations.

"We've formed this company to answer an increased demand for base operations services in support of the U.S. military," explains Tom Roell, Parsons Group President. "The synergy between our companies is a natural fit, we have similar cultures emphasizing quality, safety, technical ingenuity, and customer satisfaction."

Parsons (www.parsons.com), celebrating 60 years of setting industry standards, is a leader in many diversified markets, such as facilities, industrial processes, communications, infrastructure, transportation, water, advanced technology, environmental, and planning, provides technical and management solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as federal, regional and local government agencies.

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