KBR to Provide Airbase Support to U.S. Forces in Bahrain; William Utt Comments

kbr logoKBR has received a $53.5 million in task order from the U.S. Army Rock Island Contracting Command to support the U.S. forces in Bahrain, the company announced Monday.

The task order, consisting of one base year and four option years, is the fifth task order KBR received under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract.

KBR said it will implement LOGCAP IV Bahrain combat service support requirements for U.S. forces in Sheik Isa Airbase and Riffa Army support and Raydome.

Work under the task order includes facilities maintenance, operations and maintenance, food service, billeting, power generation, and waste management.

“KBR is extremely proud to be able to continue to provide base life support and logistics services to our soldiers, sailors, and marines in the Kingdom of Bahrain,” said William P. Utt, KBR Chairman, President and CEO.

You may also be interested in...

Blue Origin

Blue Origin Launches 14th New Shepard Mission With Updated Crew Capsule

Blue Origin, a space company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, used a capsule with updated crew systems during the company's 14th mission with the New Shepard rocket. The updated capsule featured new push-to-talk communications systems, noise reduction tools, cushioned wall linings, environmental systems and a crew alert system, Blue Origin said Thursday.

Teledyne

Teledyne Subsidiary to Produce Additional Navy LCS Missile Defense Modules

A Teledyne Technologies subsidiary has secured an $18M contract from Northrop Grumman to manufacture four more missile defense systems for the U.S. Navy's littoral combat ship mission package.

Orion

Lockheed’s Orion Spacecraft Concludes Assembly, Testing for NASA’s Artemis Mission to Lunar Orbit

Lockheed Martin has sent the Orion capsule to NASA’s exploration ground systems team for final preparations ahead of the unmanned Artemis I mission to lunar orbit that will launch later this year. The spacecraft concluded assembly operations and testing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.