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The federal contracting arm of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, secured a pair of significant contract wins in recent weeks. 

NANA-owned Akima LLC, a leading provider of products and services to the federal government, announced two government contracts in late April with a combined value of $1.25 billion. 

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The Herndon, Va.-based contractor reported on April 23 that its Akima Global Technology subsidiary was selected as one of two awardees on the Communications and Enterprise IT Support Services (COMET) IDIQ contract to support the U.S. Air Force. The second awardee is HPI Solutions, LLC, a Houston-based professional development and consulting firm

The award has a 10-year period of performance and a total contract value of $750 million.

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Under the contract, Akima Global Technology will provide an all-hours service desk, IT hardware replacement and maintenance, management services, and operating video conferencing facilities. Services will also include cybersecurity work, such as vulnerability testing, training, and network auditing for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. 

Work will take place at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Springfield Air National Guard Base, both in Ohio. 

In a separate announcement, Akima’s Jade Creek Construction unit was awarded a $499 million design-build construction contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District.  The five-year contract tasks Jade Creek with supporting infrastructure modernization projects within the Baltimore Districts area of responsibility. The work includes renovations, new construction, repairs, and upgrades to facilities and waterways overseen by the USACE.