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KBR Captures $974M Contract, Expands Base Op Services to U.S. Air Forces

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KBR wins eight-year contract to help sustain well-being of U.S. troops at bases in Spain and Turkey

HOUSTON – (September 15, 2020) – KBR (NYSE: KBR) has secured an eight-year contract to perform day-to-day base operations for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) – a major command of the Air Force. This new indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a $974 million maximum ceiling value.

KBR will help sustain the well-being of U.S. armed forces at Morón Air Base in Spain, as well as Incirlik Air Base, Izmir Air Station, Office of Defense Cooperation –Turkey and the Ankara Support Facility also in Turkey. The company will keep these bases and facilities operating smoothly so deployed Air Force and government personnel can execute their missions without distraction.

KBR’s work will include program management; civil engineering; morale, welfare and recreation support; postal operations; and safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene and ambulance services. It will also provide logistics support, such as vehicle management, fuel operations and air terminal services. KBR received this contract – which has a five-year base period and three one-year options—from the Air Force Installation Contracting Center.

KBR is a major provider of base operations services for the U.S. military. Last year, KBR won multiple prime contracts on the $82 billion Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V contract. It also holds several large contracts with Naval Facilities Engineering Command supporting bases in Africa and the Middle East.

“KBR continues its legacy of serving U.S. troops around the world through this new contract award,” said Byron Bright, KBR Government Solutions President. “This significant win speaks to KBR’s ability to meet customer needs as we strategically drive growth by drawing on our deep domain expertise."

KBR ensures mission and project success for defense, intelligence, space, aviation and industrial customers globally. KBR creates sustainable value and drives innovation by combining engineering, technical and scientific expertise with full life cycle capabilities, mission knowledge and future focused technologies. Known for excelling in complex and extreme environments, KBR meets customers’ most pressing challenges today and into the future.

About KBR

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services, technology and industrial sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long-term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.


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KBR's most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K, any subsequent Form 10-Qs and 8-Ks, and other U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss some of the important risk factors that KBR has identified that may affect the business, results of operations and financial condition. Except as required by law, KBR undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

For further information, please contact:

Alison Vasquez
Vice President, Investor Relations
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Philip Ivy
Vice President, Global Communications and Marketing
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