Painting contractors are invited to submit proposals for coating more than 33,000 square feet of hangar floor space at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri—a contract estimated at up to $250,000.
Under the direction of the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command, the project consists of applying an epoxy-urethane coating system to concrete flooring in two existing aircraft hangars: one, about 20,190 square feet; the other, 13,360 square feet. A site visit is scheduled for Sept. 5. Bids will be opened Sept. 13.
U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jessica Snow
|Team Whiteman members attended a talk by Chief Master Sgt. Rodney J. McKinley, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, at the 442nd Fighter Wing five-bay hangar April 8.|
The work involves providing all personnel, supervision, transportation, material, tools, disposal, and surface preparation necessary to prepare the existing concrete flooring and install the new epoxy floor coating as defined in the Statement of Work.
The contract value is estimated at between $100,000 and $250,000.
About Whiteman AFB
Activated on Aug. 6, 1942, as Sedalia Glider Base, the base is now the home of the 509th Bomb Wing, which operates and maintains the Air Force’s premier weapon system, the B-2 bomber.
U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Carlin Leslie
|Staff Sgt. Jacob Westad, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, briefs Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley on hangar B-2 operations during his visit June 8.|
The base was renamed in 1955 to honor 2nd Lt. George Whiteman, who was one of the first airmen killed defending Pearl Harbor in the attack Dec. 7, 1941.
Whiteman AFB is home of the B-2 Spirit and also host of the 442nd Fighter WIng, the Army National Guard’s 1/135th Aviation Battalion, and the Navy Reserve’s Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 114.
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