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Jacobs Wins $1.9 Billion NASA Contract
Besting bid competitor Lockheed Martin
Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., a division of California-based engineering firm Jacobs, has won an engineering, technology and science contract from NASA for its Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Jacobs has held the contract since 2004, but bid against Lockheed Martin for the 2013 contract that could be extended into 2022.
The cost-plus-award-fee services contract has a potential value of $1.93 billion, NASA said in a statement. The contract begins May 1 with a five-year base period followed by two two-year options and includes indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task orders.
The contract includes support for the International Space Station, Orion, Advanced Exploration Systems, the Chief Technologist and Commercial Crew and Cargo and Mars Science Laboratory science research and operations.
Companies that will support Jacobs on this contract include Aerodyne Industries of Oldsmar, Fla.; HX5 of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; Hamilton Sundstrand of Windsor Locks, Conn., and Barrios Technology, ERC Inc., GeoControl Systems Inc., Oceaneering Space Systems and MRI Technologies, all of Houston.