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KBR Wins $300M Contract With US Geological Survey

By | December 1, 2020
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Artist’s rendition of Landsat 9. Photo: NASA

KBR received a $300 million recompete contract to provide scientific, engineering and technical services for the U.S. Geological Survey‘s (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, the company revealed Monday. This is a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, with a term of five years.

Under the contract, KBR will analyze and assess changes to the Earth’s landscape. The company will contribute to satellite systems engineering, software development, cybersecurity, data storage, program management, network engineering, satellite data acquisition, scientific research, and application development for remote sensing data.

The EROS Center operates the Landsat satellite program and maintains the largest civilian collection of images of the Earth’s land. KBR has supported the center since 2008, and will help ensure the success of programs such as Landsat Next and the Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection initiative.

“With our systems engineering, science and IT expertise, KBR stands ready to support EROS in meeting its future challenges,” said Stuart Bradie, KBR President and CEO. “KBR is committed to creating a more sustainable future for the planet, as well as our people, communities and business. We are thrilled to continue to work with an organization that helps mankind better understand and care for our world and the people in it.”