KBR Wins $127M for US Base Operations Support; Rich Ambrose Comments

Rich Ambrose
Rich Ambrose

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has won a $127 million contract to provide base operations support services for U.S. troops stationed in Africa, the company said Wednesday.

The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year and three option years, which could extend work through 2017.

Work at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti and Manda Bay, Kenya will include public safety, air operations, facility support, vehicle maintenance and environmental services.

“KBR having such a long history at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti makes this award especially exciting and rewarding, ” said Rich Ambrose, president for North American government and logistics. “We look forward to working with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, the contracting agency.”

The company will also support supply operations, housing, utilities, laundry, food and recreation.

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