KBR awarded multiple global defense contracts

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) has been awarded multiple defense contract awards, further boosting its global government services business which, with the recent acquisition of what is now KBRwyle, spans the life-cycle of aerospace and defense programs, the company said.

The company said the awards include two contract extensions with the US Department of Defense and a multi-year contract for the Australian Defense Department.

From the US Department of Defense, KBR secured two contract extensions for base operational support services in the Middle East and Africa. In Djibouti, KBR´s support contract was extended for the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic where KBR provides base operations and maintenance services, life support, and logistics services for a base population of approximately 5,000 personnel. KBR was also awarded a further 12-month extension on its LOGCAP IV contract to provide operational support in the Arabian Peninsula, commencing in September 2016.

KBR secured a five-year contract with the Australian Defense Department´s capability acquisition and sustainment group (CASG) to provide integrated support contractor (ISC) services to the CASG AIR90 Project Office, responsible for the upgrade of military equipment.

The revenue for these three contracts is expected to be approximately USD120 million USD.

KBR, Inc. is a global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company serving the hydrocarbons and government services industries. The company employs approximately 25,800 people worldwide and has customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.