KBR wins $50m US army base deal in Bahrain

Firm to provide one-year support, option to extend for four more years

Photo for illustrative purposes
Photo for illustrative purposes

Engineering and construction firm KBR has announced that it has won a $53.3m contract to provide support services to US army bases in Bahrain.

The company, which is headquartered in the US city of Houston, Texas, said that it had been awarded the Task Order by the US Army's Rock Island Contracting Command under a Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) IV contract.

It involves providing facilities management, operations, maintenance, power generations, food service and waste management services at the the Sheikh Isa Airbase and for the Riffa Army base and Raydome.

The contract covers one base year but there is an option to extend for four further years. KBR said it was the fifth deal it had been awarded under the LOGCAP IV scheme.

"KBR is extremely proud to be able to continue to provide base life support and logistics services to our soldiers, sailors, and marines in the Kingdom of Bahrain," said chairman and CEO William P. Utt.

“We are fully prepared to meet the demands under this task order and will continue to build upon our long-term experience providing quality support services to the U.S. military."

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