PASADENA, Calif.--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it was awarded the Aerospace Testing and Facilities Operations and Maintenance (ATOM-4) contract at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.
The contract has a base period of two years, beginning February 2, followed by three one-year options. It has a potential total value of approximately $250 million.
Under the ATOM-4 contract, Jacobs is providing aerospace testing, facility operations and maintenance, IT system administration and administration services. The ground-based aerospace test facilities at the Ames Research Center include wind tunnels and NASA’s only high-enthalpy, high-speed arc jet facilities.
As prime contractor for the test facilities, Jacobs is supporting a wide variety of experiments conducted by researchers from NASA and other Federal agencies, as well as the commercial community.
Jacobs’ work history at NASA Ames Research Center dates back to 1965 when it began operating the center’s 12-foot wind tunnel.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President Aerospace and Technology Ward Johnson stated, “This success is built on 17 years of direct experience on the ATOM contract and a relationship with NASA of more than 50 years. We are pleased and excited to continue our support for Ames’ world-class aerodynamic and aerothermal test capabilities, which are vital to current and next-generation aerospace programs.”
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services.
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