Akima subsidiary Portico has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide renovation services, as well as infrastructure repairs and upgrades, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The contract is valued a $43.7 million and was awarded by the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group HQ at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
Portico is to provide renovation services and oversee multiple hangar upgrades at the base, including to historic Hangar 5, which was damaged during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The contract will also include repairs and upgrades to electrical, mechanical, and communications infrastructure.
“Akima is honored that one of our companies will provide construction support to a project with an important connection to our nation’s military history,” said Akima President and CEO Bill Monet. “We work tirelessly to offer best-fit solutions for our military customers, and this work with the U.S. Air Force represents another opportunity to deliver efficient support that will provide long-lasting value.”
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is one of the Navy’s busiest harbors. Its mission is to enable maximum mission readiness of tenant commands and activities by providing the highest-quality installation services, facilities support and quality of life programs.
On a yearly basis, Naval Station Pearl Harbor completes an average of 65,000 boat runs and transports 2.4 million passengers between Ford Island and other harbor locations.