Jacobs Awarded Contract to Support U.S. Army Program Manager Heavy Brigade Combat Team

Aug 02, 2011, 07:45 ET from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command in Warren, Mich. to support the Program Manager (PM) Heavy Brigade Combat Team (HBCT) with production, product assurance and engineering services for all PM HBCT platform vehicles.

Officials estimate the one-year contract at $3.7 million, with the potential for a total of $11.6 million over three years.

Jacobs is providing evaluation of test and evaluation master plans, program schedules, vehicle testing support, production planning and scheduling, manufacturing process planning, system engineering plans, trade-off studies and engineering analysis, design, performance measurement, in addition to other support services required per Army regulations for proper execution of fielded PM HBCT systems.

In making the announcement, Jacobs President and CEO Craig Martin stated, "This contract provides an excellent opportunity to build upon our longstanding relationship with the U.S. Army. We are pleased to provide our expertise and support to its mission critical vehicle systems."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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