The Nato Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has contracted with the US company KBR to provide engineering and technical services to Patriot’s air and missile defense systems.
The financial details of the contract with a base period of 3 years and an option year of 2 years have not been disclosed.
KBR provides system engineering, program management, modeling and simulation, quality, logistics and deployment, and other related services for Patriot missile systems.
Contract-based work also includes hardware and software integration, field monitoring, and testing and evaluation.
Byron Bright, President of KBR Government Solutions, said: “We have a long history of supporting NSPA and we are proud to continue this credible relationship.
“KBR’s expertise in cutting-edge research helps NSPA respond to today’s dynamic threatening environment in multiple theaters around the world.”
In addition, NSPA requested KBR to carry out surveys, engineering assessments and other surveys.
KBR will work primarily at facilities in Huntsville, Alabama, and at other US Government global deployments.
Patriot Is a long-range, all-altitude, all-weather, advanced surface-to-air guided aerial and missile defense system used in several NATO countries.
Designed to compete with tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and advanced aircraft.
Patriot serves the United States, Germany, Greece, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Poland, Sweden, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Romania, Spain and Taiwan.
For over 40 years, KBR has provided advisory and support services related to research and development (R & D), production, deployment, and maintenance of PATRIOT defense systems.
Last august KBR has secured a $ 165 million task order for the project US Army Program Secretariat missiles and space.