DALLAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has received a task order to support the United States Air Force 53rd Wing operations. The task order was awarded with a value of $204.9 million over four years and nine months if all options are exercised, and focuses on the provision of information technology support for weapons and computer systems related to systems development and operational activities.
“This award reinforces our commitment to offer innovation and best practice solutions to the weapons system integration, cyber security and IT markets.”
Work sites are primarily located at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, with some additional services at Nellis, Creech, Tyndall and Lackland Air Force bases, as well as the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.
“This win builds on Jacobs’ longstanding partnership with the U.S. Air Force, ranging from research and development to test and evaluation, as well as support for complex IT and network programs,” said Jacobs Senior Vice President Aerospace and Technology Darren Kraabel. “This award reinforces our commitment to offer innovation and best practice solutions to the weapons system integration, cyber security and IT markets.”
Services detailed in the task order include a wide variety of support to weapon systems engineering and integration solutions, network solutions, test and evaluation network support, cyber security, software, computer systems development, network systems operation, and operational test and evaluation support. It also includes support to related Department of Defense agency military operations, including the Foreign Partners and Foreign Military Sales defense programs.
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 organizations globally. The company employs 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.
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