Jacobs awarded FAA contract to modernize America's aerospace system

Jacobs Federal & Environmental Solutions (NYSE:J) has announced it was awarded an architect and engineering design services contract to help the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) replace, modernize and sustain more than 13,000 facilities that support the National Air Space (NAS), the company said.

The NAS infrastructure, operated by the FAA´s Air Traffic Control Facilities and Engineering Services group, includes Air Route Traffic Control Centers, Airport Traffic Control Towers, Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities, unstaffed structures such as radar towers and other FAA owned, operated or sponsored facilities.

The FAA estimates the nationwide, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract at USD 166 million in fee for the nine-year contract duration, which includes a five-year base period and two, two-year option periods at the FAA´s discretion.

Jacobs has USD 13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000. Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.