Defense contractors are seeing change on a variety of fronts. Topping the list is a shift from combat support in the Middle East to longer-term sustainment solutions. That’s no easy task given the current slew of challenges: an increase in oversight and fixed price competitions, plus a decrease in smaller contract values. For an inside look at how one defense contractor is shaping its military footprint to stay relevant, ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Bill Bodie, interim president of Government and Infrastructure for KBR. The company saw $7 billion in government-related revenue in 2008, and expects to bring in approximately $6 billion this year.
“Clearly we will be less dependant on the work scope in Iraq if, as we expect, the current plan for a responsible drawdown occurs.” “” Bill Bodie, KBR