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Michael Mewhinney
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Phone: (650) 604-3937/9000

June 20, 2006
NASA Awards Ames Research Center Fire Protection Contract
NASA selected Wackenhut Services, Inc., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., to provide fire protection services at the agency’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

The contract has a one-year base period plus four one-year options, with a maximum value of $38.7 million.

The work includes operating the Ames Fire Department and performing fire suppression services; aircraft rescue and fire fighting services; supporting the Ames emergency preparedness program; serving as a member and participant in the Santa Clara County Fire Rescue Mutual Aid Plan; emergency medical services; hazardous materials response services; technical rescues' services; training, fire prevention planning and public education.

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