IMCOM-Korea gets GIS support from Baker engineering

IMCOM-Korea gets GIS support from Baker engineering

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Pittsburgh, USA, August 16, 2007: Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation, announced that it has been selected for a contract to provide On-Site GIS and Installation Space Management implementation and support for Installation Management Command (IMCOM)-Korea, Public Works Division (PWD). The $12.3 million contract is for one base year, with four option years. Baker previously performed this work under a contract that was signed in October 2003.

Baker and its sub-consultants, SynCadd Systems, Inc. (Honolulu, Hawaii) and Spatial Engineering Inc., (Rincon, Georgia), will provide support to the Major Subordinate Commands of the United States Forces Korea (USFK) and the Eighth United States Army (EUSA) in Korea. PWD supervises and coordinates engineering activities and resources relating to military construction and programming, master planning, real estate, real property maintenance and repair, utilities, family housing and furnishings, troop housing and furnishings, natural disaster readiness, force protection, and utilization of engineer troop construction. Specifically, Baker is responsible for data management, collection, updates, database design, product creation, and custom programming to develop tools within a web-based GIS environment.

Baker project manager, Al DeAngelo said, “We are pleased to be selected for this important contract and to continue our relationship with IMCOM-Korea, PWD. The support our team will provide through this contract encompasses a wide range of GIS, planning, and data management capabilities.”