KBR Awarded Automated Fuel Handling Equipment Maintenance Contract for Defense Logistics Agency
12 Sep 2022
HOUSTON – (September 12, 2022) – KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a $38 million contract by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to provide maintenance support and sustainment of Automated Fuel Handling Equipment (AFHE) sites worldwide.
Under the terms of this 5-year contract, KBR will provide maintenance and sustainment support and data analytics to ensure continuity of operations at 23 AFHE sites worldwide. Services include preventative and corrective maintenance, site support, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition maintenance support documentation and equipment, and material site support capability for DLA’s Automated Fuel Systems.
“KBR leverages its expertise in Industrial Control Systems to offer more advanced productivity solutions for government and commercial customers,” said KBR’s Government Solutions U.S. President Byron Bright. “This work supports DLA’s efforts to reduce waste, improve productivity and prevent environmental pollution, in addition to aligning with our corporate sustainability goals and commitment to Zero Harm.”
The AFHE system is an Industrial Control System with real-time data acquisition/control and inventory management. Its primary purpose is to automate both transfer and inventory functions to reduce the risk of spills and leakage of petroleum products, thus reducing the risk of polluting the environment. Modern automation of fueling systems can generate across-the-board efficiencies by eliminating human error, assuring timely and accurate data capture for each transfer, tracking details necessary to eliminate waste, and protecting the environment from unnecessary negative impacts.
This contract continues KBR’s support of DLA through differentiated Supply Chain as a Service solutions, combining digital technology and domain knowledge for the AFHE sites. For more than 15 years, KBR has provided Industrial Control Systems services and productivity solutions to government and commercial clients across the globe.
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