Department of Transportation (DoT) Awards Maritime Administration (MARAD) Prime Contract to O&A Technical Services, LLC
Chesapeake, VA. 05 Apr 2023 — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded O&A Technical Services (O&A TS) LLC, a Joint Venture comprised of Orion Strategic Solutions LLC and AVMAC LLC, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) Ready Reserve Force (RRF) logistics contract. MARAD is comprised of approximately 46 vessels and is a subset of the Maritime Administration’s National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF), which support the rapid worldwide deployment of U.S. military forces. A key element of strategic sealift, the RRF is specifically structured to transport Department of Defense (DOD) unit equipment and initial re-supply for forces deploying anywhere in the world during the critical period before adequate numbers of commercially available ships can be marshaled.
O&A TS will maintain RRF vessels in different states of readiness. These ships are staffed by small ten (10) person crews who perform vessel maintenance while in Reduced Operational Status (ROS) and serve as the cadre of the ship’s crew when the vessel is activated.
O&A TS is an aviation and maritime consulting firm perform aviation and maritime-related program support, aeronautical and ship maintenance, repair and overhaul, logistics and aviation program analysis for Support Equipment. O&A TS is a certified Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), a SBA certified 8(a) Disadvantaged Business and a Woman-Owned Small Business based in Chesapeake, VA.