Atkins wins US Air Force Air Mobility Command contract

Engineering and design consultancy Atkins has been awarded a five-year contract to provide architecture and engineering services for the Civil Engineering Operations Division of the US Air Force’s Air Mobility Command (AMC) Directorate of Installations and Mission Support.

Headquartered at Scott Air Force Base in Ilinois, the AMC oversees global air mobility operations ranging from worldwide cargo and passenger delivery to air refuelling, aero medical evacuation and humanitarian supply transport.

Atkins’ first assigned task is to provide engineering and environmental services to support the design and construction of a water transformation project at Travis Air Force Base in northern California. The company will analyse environmental and biological impacts of the proposed construction activities to the existing ecosystem at the project site and adjacent areas.