The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District (POJ) is performing market research for a Design-Bid-Build (DBB) construction project titled: “AFSOC103007 3-Bay Hangar, Yokota Air Base, Japan.”  This announcement represents a market survey that is intended for preliminary planning purposes only.  The purpose of this notice is to identify sources capable of performing this project and to receive responses from those firms to assist the Government’s acquisition planning.  This survey does not constitute a commitment by the Government for any follow-on announcements, solicitation, or award.  This is NOT a solicitation.  The Government will not pay for any information provided as a result of this market survey.  This market survey is intended for local sources only.  Local sources are those sources physically located and licensed to conduct business in Japan.  Firms interested and capable of performing this work are highly encouraged to submit a response (submission requirements are located within this notice).  

Information about the project:

Project Title: AFSOC103007 3 Bay Hangar

Project Location: Yokota Air Base, Tokyo Prefecture

Project NAICS: 236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Project Magnitude: Between ¥2,500,000,000 and ¥10,000,000,000 Japanese YEN

Projected Advertisement: August 2021

Projected Award: March 2022

Project Description:   

The Hangar/Aircraft maintenance unit (AMU) Facility will be located at Yokota Air Base. This project will consist of the construction of 7,013 SM Hangar/AMU Facility that includes three bay aircraft hangar with concrete foundation and floor slab, steel framed structures, deep trusses, metal deck roofing, bridge cranes, motorized hangar doors and tracks, fire alarm panels, fire suppression system and all necessary support. Aircraft maintenance unit (AMU) is a combination of one and two-story concrete-framed structures. The AMU requires such areas as administrative, tool room, supply/bench stock area, storage, shop areas, emergency shower and eyewash stations, locker areas with shower, and break area. Supporting facilities include utilities, pavements, site improvements, communications, parking lots and all other necessary support.  Hangar access airfield pavements include clear, excavate, place base material and concrete pavement, asphalt shoulder, airfield markings, storm water retention, storm drainage, lighting and all other necessary support and be integrated into the existing AFSOC103022 airfield apron.

Project AFSOC103022 Airfield Apron provides all primary and secondary roadways, utilities, site improvements, communications, and mitigation for possible dud munitions for site preparation. Coordination with other Contractors, US Government and Installation will be necessary. Partnering with US Government and Contractors will be required. All work carried out is to comply with current Base, Air Force, and Host Nation standards.

The Government anticipates the Period of Performance will be 1,095 calendar days.  

Procurement method:

The Japan District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will decide the procurement method based on the industry responses to this Sources Sought Market Survey.  Any solicitations pursued will be intended for local sources only.  See information in the Introduction section of this announcement regarding local sources.  

Draft plans and specifications are being provided for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES.  Offerors are cautioned that these drawings and specifications are in DRAFT FORMAT.


Submission Requirements for responses to this Market Survey:  

Interested firms are requested to reply with the following information:

1.  Name of your company, address, phone number, email, JCAGE code and point of contact (POC) name.

2.  Describe your firm’s capability and experience relative to the work described in the Project Description.  Please provide information on comparable projects (for government or commercial customers) completed in the past 6 years.  

3.  Describe your firm’s level of interest relative to all aspects of the work.

4.  Identify your current construction bonding levels:

    a) Per contract
    b) Aggregate contract bonding level

5.  Your thoughts to the questions below related the project description, draft plans and specifications.

a) Will logistical issues associated with work on an active military airfield such as working hour restrictions, equipment restrictions, training, and escort requirements prohibit or discourage you from pursuing this contract?

b) This scope of work is to build a 3 bay hangar in the exclusion zone in conjunction with other AFSOC projects. Exclusion zone will reduce the time to access to the project site without installation permitting/vetting processes.  Do you foresee any potential coordination issues with other Contractors for the site access during working hours?

c) Would exclusion zone increase your interest in bidding on this project, and potentially with a lower cost?

d) In your opinion, can this project be completed within 36 months of construction?

e) Are there any other comments or suggestions that you may have for this project?

6.  Any comments that will increase your level of interest and participation in this project

Please send your response via e-mail to and no later than 2:00 p.m., Japan Standard Time (JST) on 27 April 2021.

Additional Info:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District, Camp Zama, Japan

Contracting Office Address:
USACE District, Japan
Unit 45010
APO, AP 96343-5010

Points of Contact:
Mr. Ryan J. Marzetta

Tristin N. Suetsugu