Jacobs Awarded Contract to Support U.S. Army Program Manager Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Program

Mar 15, 2011, 07:45 ET from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract by the United States Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) in Warren, Mich. to support the Program Manager Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (PM-MRAP) Vehicle program.

Officials estimate the contract value at up to $63 million over three years, inclusive of options.

Jacobs' scope of services include providing program management, logistics, engineering, quality, administration, Department of the Army Systems Coordination and training development outside the continental United States (OCONUS) and within the continental United States (CONUS).

In making the announcement, Jacobs President and Chief Executive Officer Craig Martin stated, "This contract provides an excellent opportunity to build upon our longstanding relationship with the U.S. Army. We look forward to supporting its goals to develop, enhance, and sustain 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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