Jacobs to provide logistics services to USMC Special Operations Command

2 March 2017 (Last Updated March 2nd, 2017 18:30)

US-based architecture firm Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a task order by the US General Services Administration (GSA) to deliver logistics services for the US Marine Corps (USMC) Special Operations Command (MARSOC) Raiders.

US-based architecture firm Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a task order by the US General Services Administration (GSA) to deliver logistics services for the US Marine Corps (USMC) Special Operations Command (MARSOC) Raiders.

The new contract has a potential value of more than $39m and will see Jacobs provide services for MARSOC Raiders’ facilities located at Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Base Camp Pendleton, California.

Jacobs Engineering Group senior vice-president Darren Kraabel said: “Jacobs has a long history of providing support for the MARSOC Raiders, and this new opportunity is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our people.

“This award represents an important milestone in our growth strategy to bring new solutions to the weapons system sustainment market.”

"Jacobs has a long history of providing support for the MARSOC Raiders, and this new opportunity is a testament to the dedication of our people."

The Marine Raider Regiment offers customised military combat-skills training and advisor support for identified foreign forces, with an aim to improve their tactical capabilities.

Jacobs is expected to deliver varied services associated with weapons system sustainment, including logistics services in operations, supply administration, warehouse operations, material management and transportation support for embarkation, as well as motor transport operations.

The scope of the deal also includes provisions for maintenance support and management of communications-electronics, engineering ordnance (weapons and optics), motor transport, deployable assets, and facilities management.

Jacobs currently has more than 54,000 employees operating in over 25 countries worldwide.