Jacobs awarded Missile Defense Agency contract worth up to $4.6B

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Dallas, TX announced on August 30 that it has been awarded the Integrated Research & Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) follow-on contract for the Missile Defense Agency, a research, development and acquisition agency within the Department of Defense.

Jacobs will provide integrated solutions to support concurrent test, training and operations within the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) mission platform and the execution of the Missile Defense Agency’s enterprise communications and information technology environment. The maximum value of this indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is $4.6 billion over the duration of the five-year base contract and three award- term years. The primary work sites are located in Alabama, Colorado, and Virginia.

“The IRES contract is a major win for Jacobs and represents an opportunity for us to assist the Missile Defense Agency in their very important mission,” said Ward Johnson, Jacobs senior vice president, advanced engineering and research operations. “Jacobs will leverage its diverse experience as an enterprise solutions provider for mission critical operations across the Department of Defense, NASA and the Intelligence Community to ensure the Missile Defense Agency mission is effectively executed. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with the Missile Defense Agency and helping achieve their objectives in development, testing and fielding the United States’ ballistic missile defense system to meet the challenges of tomorrow.”

Source: Jacobs