KBR announced it has been awarded a $25 million contract to perform sustainment services for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Secure Deployed Networks, including Naval, Special Operations, Land and Coalition networks. These services include supply-chain management, identity and access management, and technical services to enable convergence of these networks.
Under the terms of this contract, KBR will provide Information Communications Technology (ICT), engineering and logistics support for the ADF Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG), in Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane. This work is expected to be performed over three years, with KBR performing technical services to sustain and uplift these warfighter networks. This work represents a new business line for KBR within CIOG, working alongside a number of industry partners. Rob Hawketts, Vice President, Government Solutions – Asia Pacific, said:
“This win bolsters the sovereign industry capabilities of our mission IT and security solutions business and fosters growth in the Australian market through our partnership with oobe, an innovative local company that leads transformation of legacy systems to secure cloud platforms,” said Rob Hawketts, Vice President, Government Solutions – Asia Pacific.”
This award aligns with KBR’s strategic vision to deliver high-end, solutions-oriented government services and leverages the ongoing capability growth of KBR’s Australian business.