HOUSTON, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) was awarded a contract from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to provide analytical, engineering, technical, programmatic and logistics services for the PATRIOT missile system. The PATRIOT is an advanced surface-to-air guided air and missile defense system used by several NATO countries around the globe.
"We have a long history supporting NSPA and we're proud to continue this trusted relationship," said Byron Bright, KBR Government Solutions President. "KBR's expertise in cutting-edge research will assist NSPA in responding to today's dynamic threat environment in multiple theaters worldwide."
Under the Technical, Analytical and Logistics Support Service contract, KBR's work will include systems engineering; program management; modeling and simulation; product assurance; configuration management; production, quality, logistics and deployment; hardware and software integration; field surveillance; and test and evaluation. KBR will also conduct studies, engineering evaluations and investigations as requested by NSPA.
KBR will primarily carry out its duties at company facilities in Huntsville, Alabama as well as at U.S. government deployment locations worldwide. This contract has a three-year base period and two option years.
KBR has provided advisory and assistance services related to research and development, production, deployment, and sustainment for the PATRIOT Air and Missile Defense System for more than 40 years. KBR's systems engineering expertise provides comprehensive analysis in all system functional areas including surveillance; tracking; classification, discrimination, and identification; missile guidance; fire control; battle management; communications; defense planning; and interoperability.
We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world. KBR employs approximately 29,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) brings together, in a single organization, acquisition, logistic, medical and infrastructural capabilities. As NATO's primary enabler, the Agency's mission is to provide effective and cost efficient multinational solutions to the Alliance, its thirty Nations and Partners. Headquartered in Luxembourg, NSPA is a customer-funded agency, operating on a "no profit - no loss" basis. The business activity has grown nearly fourfold in the last decade, reaching an annual business volume of €4 billion.
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