Jacobs to provide support services for USMC

31 October 2013 (Last Updated October 31st, 2013 18:30)

Jacobs Engineering has received two task orders under a five year, multiple-award Marine Corps Logistics Support Services (MCLOGSS) indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract.

Jacobs Engineering has received two task orders under a five year, multiple-award Marine Corps Logistics Support Services (MCLOGSS) indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract.

Under the first contract, which has an estimated value of $12m for three years, Jacobs will provide programmatic and technical support for the Weapon System Management Center and the mine resistant ambush protected programme.

The company's work within the task order also includes engineering, technical, programme management, facilities operations and management, integrated logistics and administrative services.

With an estimated value of $6.5m over two years, the second task order includes support of the worldwide consolidated storage programme such as individual issue facilities and unit issue facilities.

"Jacobs will provide programmatic and technical support for the Weapon System Management Center and the mine resistant ambush protected programme.;

The contract also involves the delivery of administrative, sustainment acquisition, technical, logistics, facility and programme management services.

Jacobs Group vice-president Robert Norfleet said: "We are delighted to have this opportunity to strengthen our partnership with the marine corps and to assist in logistics planning and operational support for the marine warfighters."

Jacobs will provide comprehensive support services in the areas of logistics, supply chain, distribution management, maintenance management and strategic prepositioning capability, as part of the MCLOGSS contract.

Work under the MCLOGSS task order will be carried out at the Marine Corps Logistics Bases in Albany, Georgia, Barstow, California, and at Blount Island Command, Florida, US as well as at US Department of Defense (DoD) forward operating locations outside the continental US.

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