AFSC awards KBR with USD 40m in contracts

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has announced The Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) has awarded KBR with two contract modifications, totaling almost USD 40 million to upgrade remote tracking stations, the company said.

The US Air Force Space Command (AFSC) Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) awarded these firm fixed price modifications under the existing Hybrid Remote Tracking Station (RTS) Block Change (RBC) Contract. KBR was awarded the RBC Hybrid contract in February 2013.

AFSCN is a global system that provides command, control, and communications for space vehicles and satellites. It supports telemetry, tracking, and command for US defense space vehicles as well as selected space programs run by NASA and foreign allies.

KBR, Inc. is a leader in modernizing and maintaining the US national security space infrastructure. It has provided more than 55 years of ground systems support for the US Air Force, US Navy, NASA, and other agencies.