HOUSTON, April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Air Force for worldwide contingency and humanitarian support. This Air Force Contract Augmentation Program V (AFCAP V) contract has a maximum ceiling of $6.4 billion.
Under this multiple-award contract, KBR will have the opportunity to compete on task orders to provide a full range of support for the U.S. government. These services could include assisting with contingency planning, deploying, training and equipping of U.S. military forces; emergency and contingency construction; and logistics and commodities.
KBR may perform these tasks in locations around the world. The contract's period of performance is eight years. KBR has held a seat on predecessor contracts, AFCAP III and IV, since 2005.
"When the U.S. government faces unexpected circumstances, KBR has the ability to quickly and adeptly meet challenges head-on anywhere in the world," said Byron Bright, KBR President, Government Solutions U.S. "We are honored to serve the Air Force through this contract – no matter how demanding the environment might be."
KBR has provided critical services under previous AFCAP contracts. This includes recovery efforts at Tyndall Air Force Base after Hurricane Michael devastated it in 2018.
KBR's international footprint, robust supply chain and military readiness expertise enables the company to rapidly mobilize and respond to customers' urgent needs. Known for excelling in complex and extreme environments, KBR is trusted to overcome the nation's most pressing challenges. KBR is engineering solutions for the needs of today and tomorrow, safely and efficiently.
About KBR, Inc.
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
- Government Solutions, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
- Technology Solutions, featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics
- Energy Solutions, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
Forward Looking Statement
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