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KBR wins US Army project contract in Kuwait

HOUSTON, October 16, 2016

KBR, a major engineering, procurement and construction company, said its joint venture with top private security firm Triple Canopy, has been awarded a major contract by the US Army for its Kuwait base operations.

It is a firm fixed-price contract for one year with four option years. The total contract for the first year is valued at over $115 million and the full contract is expected to exceed $800 million over the five year life of the contract, said a statement from KBR.

As per the deal, KBR-Triple Canopy JV will provide logistics, engineering services and installation support services including morale, welfare and recreation (MWR); information management; forms and publications, official mail, and reproduction services; postal operations; healthcare support services; operations, security, fire and emergency services, it stated.

The Kuwait Base Operations and Security Support Services (K-BOSSS 2.0) contract will cover the Kuwait Area of Responsibility including: Camp Arifjan, Camp Buehring, Udairi Range Complex, Camp Patriot on the Kuwait Naval Base (KNB), the Aerial Port of Debarkation (APOD) located at the Kuwait City International Airport (KCIA), and Sea Port of Debarkation (SPOD) located at the Kuwait Port of Shuaiba, it added.

On the contract win, Stuart Bradie, the president and chief executive of KBR, said: "We are very pleased about this opportunity, along with Triple Canopy, to provide base operations and security support services for the Army in Kuwait."
 
"The KBOSSS 2.0 contract, awarded by US Army Contracting Command - Rock Island, provides us the opportunity to continue our long, successful history providing major overseas installation services support solutions for the US Armed Services," stated Bradie.

"This win underscores KBR's reputation as a strategic services integrator providing disciplined delivery, high customer satisfaction and unparalleled performance in austere contingency environments and in their accompanying theater opening locations," he added.

KBR has earlier provided services support solutions for the US joint Armed Services spanning the military operational continuum from contingencies to critical forward locations across the globe and at home, said the statement.

The company provides Base Operations Support Services for the US Navy in Djibouti and Bahrain while simultaneously providing immediate response services support solutions for the US Army in Kuwait, Iraq and much of Europe through the Army's Logistics Civil Augmentation IV contract, it added.-TradeArabia News Service




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