The US Army Medical Research Directorate-Georgia (USAMRD-G) is establishing a new security contract with the National Center of Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) in Tbilisi, Georgia.
NCDC will continue to provide security services for USAMRD-G, a subunit of Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), which is co-located with NCDC staff at the Richard G. Lugar Center for Public Health Research in Tbilisi. This service will provide a daily deterrent against unauthorized, illegal, or potentially life-threatening activities.
NCDC is responsible for payment of the security to the government of Georgia who supplies the services. As occupants of the Lugar Center, USAMRD-G is responsible for 50% of this cost. The estimated cost for these services is $75,500 for the Base Year and $83,050 for Option Year One. Total contract cost Is $158,550.
The Lugar Center serves as a reference laboratory of the Georgia’s public health system, and is supported in part by the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP).