Jacobs to provide engineering support services to US Army


Jacobs Engineering Group has been contracted to provide engineering support services to the US Army and other Department of Defense (DoD) agencies.

The US Army electronic proving ground scientific and engineering support services contract is valued at more than $130m.

Jacobs Aerospace and Technology vice-president Darren Kraabel 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.”

"This award is paramount as we implement our strategy to bring new solutions to the major range and test facility bases."

Under the five-year contract, Jacobs will provide a wide variety of distributed network systems testing, cyber-security, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, safety and security, logistics, and information assurance services.

The contract also requires the company to support developmental and operational intelligence, electronic warfare, software, cyber and biometric testing.

Work under the deal will primarily be performed at Fort Huachuca, with additional work at Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Aberdeen Proving Ground and White Sands Missile Range.

In March, Jacobs Engineering Group secured a $204.9m technical services task order from the US Air Force (USAF).

As part of the contract, the company will provide IT support for the USAF's weapons and computer systems related to systems development and operational activities.