Pond-CDM Joint Venture Awarded $42M PACAF Task Order Contract to Provide Military Planning, Programming and Design Services

Friday, February 24, 2023 Project & Contract Awards

ATLANTA - (February 24, 2024) - Pond along with its joint venture partner, CDM Smith, announced today it has been awarded a task order contract to support the planning and design needs of eight installations throughout the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Theater. Under the guidance of the Air Force Installation Mission Support Center’s Detachment 2, and in close coordination with the Headquarters PACAF Directorate of Civil Engineers, the Pond-CDM Smith JV LP will provide planning, programming, and design services supporting the facilities sustainment, restoration, and modernization (FSRM) programs at bases throughout the Pacific.

“FSRM is a crucial element of keeping facilities updated and relevant. With this approach at the forefront, our efforts will be tailored to improve installation resiliency, mission generation, and mobility operations at eight Air Force installations,” said Bob Ruch, Pond’s Executive Vice President of Federal Programs. “We are proud to support PACAF’s ‘Fight Tonight’ strategy.”

The $42M contract will support the FSRM programs at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea; Misawa AB, Japan; Andersen AFB, Guam; Eielson AFB, Alaska; Yokota AB, Japan; Kadena AB, Japan; Osan AB, Republic of Korea; and the PACAF Regional Support Center’s geographically separated units throughout the Pacific Theater.

“Our focus will be understanding each installation’s project priorities while focusing on creating executable, innovative, and resilient design solutions that are delivered on-time,” said Gary Dorman, Pond’s Air Force Client Account Manager. “We’re laser-focused on developing executable projects that enhance resiliency and deliver operational capability for each of the installations.”

With a combined 120 years of experience delivering engineering and planning solutions to the Department of Defense, the Pond-CDM Smith JV LP will build upon a long history of service to the Air Force. To date, the joint venture has provided services in 50 states, 6 territories, and 154 countries.

About Pond

Pond is a full-service consulting firm providing integrated engineering, architecture, planning, and construction management solutions to public and private clients since 1965. Our staff located throughout the U.S. and globally, is committed to delivering tailored solutions. Recognizing that clients benefit the most when multi-disciplined expertise is leveraged, Pond builds teams based on client and project requirements, regardless of location, reinforcing our culture of “One Pond”.

About CDM Smith

CDM Smith is an employee-owned engineering and construction firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities. Ranked #23 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms, CDM Smith has been proudly serving the U.S. Department of Defense for over 40 years. Passionate about our work and invested in each other, we are inspired to think and driven to solve our clients’ facility and infrastructure challenges.

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