23 May 2017

Jacobs agrees new support deal with US Army

Dallas-headquartered Jacobs Engineering Group (JEG) has reached a new agreement to support the US Army Electronic Proving Ground Scientific and Engineering Support Services, providing test and evaluation for the Army and other  Department of Defense agencies.

The work involved will primarily be performed at Fort Huachuca with additional work at Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Aberdeen Proving Ground and White Sands Missile Range.

The contract is valued in excess of $130 million over five years if all options are exercised.

Under the contract, Jacobs will provide a wide variety of distributed network systems testing, cyber security, enterprise system testing, electromagnetic environmental effects, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), information assurance, logistics, safety and security. The contract also includes supporting developmental and operational intelligence, electronic warfare, software, cyber and biometric testing.

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries worldwide.

Darren Kraabel, Jacobs Senior Vice President Aerospace and Technology, said: “Jacobs has a long history of supporting the US Army, ranging from research and development to test and evaluation, to sustainment and support of complex weapons systems.

“This award is paramount as we implement our strategy to bring new solutions to the Major Range and Test Facility Bases.”

 

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