Logistics for Aerospace Research and Development Operations (LAREDO) at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) RQ-West detachment at Edwards Air Force Base, CA.

The LAREDO contact supports facility operations for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) RQ-West detachment at Edwards Air Force Base, CA., including logistics material control, hazardous material, quality assurance, and vehicle control. The performance work statement (PWS) expands on Exquadrum’s successful CHEMMS contract which was the predecessor to LAREDO. The objective of this contract is to provide AFRL with the capability to support a variety of logistics services required to sustain site Research and Development (R&D) operations. In support of this mission, the Mission Support Division and Logistics Support Branch provide logistics support to service LMCA (Supply) operations, Munitions [Munitions Section operations, HAZMART (Pharmacy) operations, and Special Fuels/Propellants/Cryogenics operations], Vehicle Control support, Quality Assurance (QA) technical support and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) management. Exquadrum support the Mission Support Division to accomplish this R&D support.

Exquadrum provides all on-site management, personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform the LAREDO support function. Critical to this support, Exquadrum performs to the standards in the PWS and requires specialized knowledge of logistics and/or hazardous materials. This includes the planning, coordination, and surveillance of the activities necessary to ensure disciplined work performance and timely resources application to accomplish all tasking under the contract. Exquadrum is also responsible for and required to implement, and maintain management control systems necessary to plan, organize, direct, and control all activities under this contract. In performing these elements, maintaining communication with the contracting officer (CO), the contracting officer’s representative (COR) and the Air Force Program Manager (AFPM), is essential to ensure timely performance on the contract.

The fixed price LAREDO contract has a five-year performance that commenced on April 1, 2020, with a 12-month base period, and four 12-month option periods