KBR (NYSE: KBR ) has won a multiple-award task order contract with the U.S Army’s corps of engineers Philadelphia district and will act as a contingency power generation contractor in Afghanistan.
The company will compete with two other contractors for task orders on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a $490 million ceiling over one base year and four option years.
Per the contract, KBR will provide electrical power generation in support of U.S. military operations at forward operating bases in Afghanistan. The contract aims to secure reliable contractors with demonstrated power generation expertise and experience operating in remote combat environments.
“KBR is pleased to further our service to the U.S. Government in Afghanistan as a provider of electrical power for our military troops, ” said Mark Williams, group president of infrastructure, government and power. “We have provided a range of support services, including electrical power, to the U.S. military in Afghanistan continuously since 2002.”