A subsidiary ofÂ KBR (NYSE: KBR) has been awarded a potential five-year, $442 million contract to provide engineering support services for more thanÂ 20 Earth and space science missions at NASA.
KBRwyle Technology Solutions will support concept studies, formulation development, design, implementation, systems and sustaining engineering, decommissioning, integration, ground system and operations product testing and mission operations under theÂ Ground Systems and Missions Operations-2 contract, Â NASA said Saturday.
KBRwyle was formedÂ upon closing of the Houston-based engineering and construction firm KBR’s acquisition ofÂ government engineering and technical services contractor WyleÂ in July 2016.
Missions covered by the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract include the Solar Dynamics Observatory, Â Polar Operational Environmental Satellite, Global Precipitation Measurement, Â Magnetospheric Multi-Scale, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutionÂ and James Webb Space Telescope.
The contract’sÂ ordering period is scheduled to beginÂ March 1 and will run throughÂ Feb. 28, 2022.