PASADENA, Calif., April 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for technical services and equipment modernization support at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
U.S. company Jacobs received the General Services Administration Professional Engineering Services contract to support the Air Force Cryptologic Systems Group Force Protection Products Division, or CPSG/ZI.
Under the estimated $5.4 million deal, Jacobs will provide modernization and support services for signals intelligence, force protection technologies and Intel systems among other software development and technical requirements at Lackland Air Force Base and also in the San Antonio area and at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri.
"This contract provides an excellent opportunity to build upon our longstanding relationship with the CPSG/ZI," Craig Martin, Jacobs president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.
"Our services will help the Air Force ensure that critical intrusion detection and surveillance equipment is continuously available for force protection."