USMC extends KBRwyle prepositioning and logistics support contract

24 January 2019 (Last Updated January 24th, 2019 12:14)

KBRwyle has secured a contract extension from the US Marine Corps (USMC) to continue the provision of prepositioning and logistics support services for the USMC Blount Island Command naval base.

KBRwyle has secured a contract extension from the US Marine Corps (USMC) to continue the provision of prepositioning and logistics support services for the USMC Blount Island Command naval base.

With the $52m extension, the company will provide the services for an additional term of six months.

KBR Government Services US president Byron Bright said: “We are proud of the trust the Marine Corps has placed in KBRwyle to provide them with the best combat ready equipment and supplies wherever they are in the world.”

KBRwyle has offered services under the prepositioning and logistics support contract for nearly ten years, helping the Marine Corps to maintain combat readiness.

The scope of work includes acquisition, maintenance and prepositioning mission-critical supplies and equipment, such as combat vehicles, rations, water, fuel, medical supplies, and artillery and ammunition for US soldiers deployed across the globe.

“We are proud of the trust the Marine Corps has placed in KBRwyle to provide them with the best combat ready equipment and supplies wherever they are in the world.”

In addition, the company provides logistics services such as supply support, inventory management, IT support, preservation and packaging, shipping and receiving, and maintenance in the US and overseas.

The company will deliver a majority of the contract work in Jacksonville, Florida. A portion of the work will be performed in support of prepositioned stock in Kuwait and Norway, as well as aboard 12 Navy ships in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

KBRwyle, which is global engineering firm KBR’s global government services business, is a readiness provider of prepositioned stock to the USMC and US Army.

The company specialises in programme planning, maintenance, care of supplies in storage, and logistics services to strategically prepositioned stocks afloat and ashore worldwide.