Kennedy News

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Michael Braukus
Headquarters, Washington

Sept. 30, 2011
NASA Awards Protective Services Contract At Kennedy
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA selected Chenega Security & Support Solutions, LLC of Ashburn, Va., to provide protective services at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The new firm, fixed price contract begins Dec. 1 with a possible total performance period of four years, 10 months. Phase-in begins as soon as practicable. The maximum potential value of this contract is approximately $151.9 million. This new contract resulted from a competitive small business set-aside.

Chenega Security & Support Solutions, LLC will provide protective services at Kennedy including: physical security operations; personnel security; secure access, such as badging; 911 dispatch; firefighting, fire prevention and fire protection engineering; aircraft rescue and firefighting; advance life support ambulance services; emergency management and protective services training.

For information about NASA and agency programs, visit:


- end -

text-only version of this release

To receive status reports and news releases issued from the Kennedy Space Center Newsroom electronically, send a blank e-mail message to To unsubscribe, send a blank e-mail message to The system will confirm your request via e-mail.