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KBR Lands $640M IDIQ Award to Continue Support for NASA Ground Systems, Mission Operations

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has received a five-year, $640 million contract to provide ground systems and mission operations services to NASA facilities nationwide.

The company will engineer systems, conduct studies, implement designs, manage flight operations at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and other agency-run missions and launch facilities, NASA said Wednesday.

Contract work will assist earth and space observation programs such as the recently launched James Webb Space Telescope and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites developed for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Work on the Ground Systems and Mission Operations-3 contract will begin on June 1, 2022, and conclude on May 31, 2027.

KBR performed similar tasks for NASA under the GSMO-2 contract the agency awarded in January 2017 with a $442 million ceiling value.

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