JACKSONVILLE, FL – (October 23, 2023) — Pond and joint-venture (JV) partner, Oneida Engineering Solutions (OES) announced today the award of a contract to provide the Program Integration Office (PIO) for the Space Launch Delta 45 (SLD 45) and oversite of the eventual construction of the Spaceport of the Future.
Working closely with the United States Space Force (USSF), this project supports The Advancement of the Next-Generation Operational Spaceports (THANOS). The USSF aims to increase space launch tempo, modernize facilities and operations, and integrate commercial launch organizations at spaceports. The program includes Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Kennedy Space Center, and Patrick Space Force Base.
“We embrace the opportunity to enhance the SLD 45 Program in their mission to execute military, intelligence, civil, and commercial space launches,” commented OES Director of Operations Matt Kunstman. “This is a key win for the OES-Pond II JV LLC, as it broadens our network of capabilities to each branch of the United States military. We are immensely proud to be recognized by USSF for our past performance and ability to execute this project,” said Pond Senior Vice President for Federal Programs Chris Farnie.
“We embrace the opportunity to enhance the SLD 45 Program in their mission to execute military, intelligence, civil, and commercial space launches.”
The OES-Pond II JV LLC was selected based on its extensive federal project experience and innovative engineering solutions. The team integrates engineers, scientists, and construction managers to deliver cost-effective technical solutions throughout the United States and globally. The OES-Pond team includes partners DRMP, KZF, and BB&E.
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 United States and globally, is committed to delivering tailored solutions. Recognizing clients benefit the most when multi-disciplined expertise are leveraged, Pond builds teams based on client and project requirements, regardless of location, reinforcing our “One Pond” culture. Learn more by visiting pondco.com.
OES is a small business enterprise offering full-service engineering and technical consulting services. Building on more than 30 years of experience, OES works closely with state and local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients, and public-private partnerships to solve complex infrastructure, facility, and development projects. Learn more by visiting oescgroup.com/oes.