Jacobs gains $157M Army engineering, tech aid contract

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is providing systems engineering and technical assistance to the Army under a three-year contract with a potential value of $157 million.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing the engineering and technical assistance to the Program Executive Office Soldier programs including Program Manager Soldier Sensors and Lasers, Program Manager Soldier Warrior and Program Manager Soldier Protection and Individual Equipment.

PEO Soldier develops, acquires, fields and sustains equipment for soldiers in Army operations, the Jacobs announcement said

Jacobs Engineering, 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.

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