Jacobs Gets Extension on NASA Ames Operations, Test Support; Steve Arnette Quoted

Steve Arnette

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2019 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will perform under an exercised contract option by NASA to continue support for Ames Research Center operations and aerospace tests, bringing the program’s total potential value to $178M, ExecutiveBiz reported March 22.

The company said March 21 the option extends its work under the Aerospace Testing and Facility Operation and Maintenance IV contract for one year through February 2020.

“This extension allows us to continue enabling America’s aeronautics, science and space technology programs during this exciting time of advanced innovation and to provide advanced R&D, scientific and technical solutions for a more connected and sustainable world,” said Steve Arnette, senior vice president for Jacobs’ aerospace, technology and nuclear business.

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