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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28.

The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks to produce aircraft-readable navigational databases for the Air Mobility Command and Air Combat Command fleet’s flight safety.

“The software suite Jacobs is providing will enable more precise navigation of U.S. Air Force aircraft… to continue operations without restriction in controlled airspace around the world,” said Darren Kraabel, senior vice president for aerospace and technology at Jacobs.

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