By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- LMI has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) in San Antonio and will compete for tasks over the course of five years. The IDIQ has an expected ceiling of $40 million.
LMI, a not-for-profit participant in the "Independent Systems Engineering and Acquisition Support" IDIQ, is the prime contractor, and will compete for tasks with a team that includes the Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
"This opportunity is perfect for LMI because it draws on our cross-functional expertise, our deep understanding of the federal landscape, and our commitment to providing effective, value-driven solutions to public sector challenges," LMI Southwest Regional Director Eric Stephens said.
Southwest Research Institute is teamed with LMI as a subcontractor providing support in earth sciences, environmental science and specialty areas of engineering.
"This provides an opportunity for the Institute to assist the Air Force in areas that go beyond its historical support in equipment, systems and logistical evaluations," said SwRI President J. Dan Bates.
UTSA professor Les Shephard, director of the Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute, added, "We are delighted to partner with LMI and SwRI in a strategic relationship that will allow our collective team to provide innovative, timely and pragmatic solutions to problems of great significance to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center."
The IDIQ is intended to support a number of functional areas, including environmental; design and construction; base relocation and the Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC); enhanced use leasing; and sustainability. About LMI LMI is a government consulting firm committed to helping government leaders and managers reach decisions that make a difference. LMI draws on its 50 years of experience as a pioneer in logistics by applying an unmatched knowledge of people, processes, and assets to a variety of sectors, including defense, intelligence, healthcare, energy and environment, homeland security, and civil government. As a not-for-profit organization, LMI is a trusted advisor to the government-free from commercial or political bias and dedicated to the mission of advancing government management. For more information, please visit www.lmi.org. About Southwest Research Institute Southwest Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit, applied research and development organization based in San Antonio, Texas, with nearly 3,000 employees and an annual research volume of more than $584 million. Southwest Research Institute and SwRI are registered marks in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For more information about Southwest Research Institute, please visit www.swri.org. About UTSA The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in health, energy, security, sustainability, and human and social development. With nearly 31,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.
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