NAVAIR Awards KBR $81M Aircrew Services IDIQ; Byron Bright Quoted

Jeff Brody

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command has awarded KBR an $81 million contract to provide aircrew services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, the company announced on Tuesday.

KBR’s certified and qualified aircrew will support the mission essential test and evaluation of all manned and unmanned air vehicles for Naval Test Wing Atlantic and Pacific squadrons. Aircrew will include: test pilots, weapons systems operators, flight engineers, aerial photographers, flight technicians, loadmasters, instructors, unmanned air vehicle operators and other specialists.

“KBR will continue to play an integral role in the Navy’s developmental flight and ground test programs through this contract,” said Byron Bright, President, KBR Government Solutions U.S. “Our flight test operations, systems engineering and integration, and acquisition expertise are vital waypoints in helping the Navy successfully test and evaluate future aircraft and weapons systems for the fleet.”

The company will primarily perform this work at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland, as well as NAS Point Mugu and NAS China Lake in California. This cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for five years with an option to extend six months.

About KBR

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs over 37,500 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, Technology Solutions and Energy Solutions.

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.

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