VIVO Defence Companies, a 50/50 Joint Enterprise between Serco, the worldwide supplier of providers to governments, and EQUANS, the main vitality effectivity and providers firm, has been awarded contracts to ship asset and amenities administration providers to america Visiting Forces (USVF) by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). VIVO has been awarded contracts for 4 of the 5 contracts being tendered underneath the Crown Industrial Service Amenities Administration Defence Market Framework. VIVO can be liable for endeavor a mess of works from upkeep actions via to the event of latest buildings and amenities at RAF Lakenheath, RAF Alconbury, RAF Molesworth, RAF Croughton, RAF Fairford and RAF Menwith Hill.

Jerry Moloney, Managing Director of VIVO Defence Companies, mentioned: “We’re delighted that VIVO has been awarded these contracts. This necessary award reinforces our place as a key provider to DIO and Defence. We’re grateful to the MOD and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation for the belief they’re inserting in us and stay up for persevering with to construct on our dad or mum corporations current relationships with america Visiting Forces”.


David Brewer, DIO’s Chief Working Officer mentioned: “We’re pleased with our relationship with the US Air Pressure and wish to guarantee we’re offering them with the absolute best service. These contracts characterize a step-change in how we ship amenities administration providers to the US Visiting Forces, and now we have labored carefully with our US colleagues to design these new contracts to make sure they replicate their wants.”

The overall core contract worth to VIVO for the 4 areas is estimated to be over £98m over the preliminary three-year interval. There are an extra two one-year extension choices. Along with the core mounted value contract, there can be £35m of further works which can be commissioned as required by the DIO. Following a six-month mobilisation part, the core work is scheduled to start out in December 2022 and we count on further venture work to start throughout 2023. VIVO has already been awarded contracts to offer asset and amenities administration providers for the UK Defence constructed property and repairs and upkeep work for Service Household Lodging, by the UK Ministry of Defence Defence Infrastructure Organisation.

A U.S. Air Pressure F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 495th Fighter Squadron taxis on the flightline at Royal Air Pressure Lakenheath, England, Dec. 15, 2021. The Liberty Wing was chosen to host the primary F-35 squadrons in Europe based mostly on quite a few elements, to incorporate current infrastructure, historical past with supporting fighter operations and the mixed coaching alternatives the UK has to supply. (U.S. Air Pressure photograph by Airman Olivia Gibson)