The CMOE contract is a hybrid contract consisting of a component for sustaining services and an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) component. The sustaining services component is Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF), and the IDIQ component is a mix of firm-fixed-price (FFP) and CPAF. The contract has a performance period, including options, of 10 years. The maximum value is approximately $742 million.
The CMOE contract, a follow-on contract to the Research Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering (ROME) contract currently being executed by Jacobs, is part of LaRC’s 20-year revitalization plan. Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing research facility operations, central utilities operations, technology development/ administration, research and institutional maintenance, and facility engineering.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Terry Hagen stated, “Jacobs is delighted to continue our support of LaRC’s critical aerospace mission through the CMOE contract, which includes a strong focus on revitalization of the Center’s infrastructure and continued advancement of its research capabilities.”