Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Jacobs gets AAC contract

PASADENA, Calif. - Jacobs Engineering Group received a follow-on contract to provide advisory and assistance services for the Air Armament Center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Technical and Engineering Acquisition Support 6 contract contains a ceiling of $662 million, and has a total ordering period of three years, beginning Dec. 11. With a staff of nearly 600 personnel, Jacobs provides technical expertise to help AAC develop, acquire, test, deploy and sustain air delivered munitions. Work includes systems engineering and integration support of virtually all Air Force air-launched weapon systems; test and training range systems; and numerous air combat support systems. (Source: Jacobs via PRNewswire, 11/29/11) Note: The Air Armament Center is being eliminated in a restructuring, but the base will continue to have a directorate and remain the Air Force’s center for aerial weapons development. (Post)