Jacobs lands $50M IT contract from Air Force Academy

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. will provide information technology and other services to the Air Force Academy under a five-year blanket purchase agreement that has an estimated maximum value of $50 million, the company announced today.

The contract calls for Jacobs also to provide geospatial engineering and software engineering services to the Institute for Information Technology Applications program at the Colorado Springs, Colo., academy.

The institute conducts IT application research for the Defense Department, the Air Force and the Air Force Academy. It works with military and civilian research communities to deliver high-impact IT applications, according to the academy’s website.

In making the April 10 announcement, Group Vice President Robert Norfleet said the contract continues Jacobs’ support in providing advanced technology that builds on the growing demand for geospatial capabilities at the academy.

Jacobs Engineering Group, of Pasadena, Calif., ranks No. 20 on Washington Technology’s 2011 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH
 Top 100 Slideshow
contracts DB

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More

Webcasts