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$100 million contract awarded for tech support at nuke waste site

A $100 million contract was awarded for technical support at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) for work related to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant nuclear repository near Carlsbad.

Navarro Research and Engineering, based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee received the contract for the next five years.

Navarro replaces North Wind Portage which holds the current Carlsbad Technical Assistance Contract (CTAC) that expires on Aug. 31.

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The company, a small business, provides environmental remediation and technical services to multiple federal agencies including the DOE, Department of Defense and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) format of the contract will allow for task orders to have a fixed prices and timelines, intended to ensure projects are completed on schedule and on budget.