HOUSTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Texas company KBR is to provide operational support to British military forces under a contract competitively awarded by Britain's Ministry of Defense.
The contract, the value of which wasn't disclosed, provides for the planning and delivery of support to the Ministry of Defense's Permanent Joint Headquarters, a tri-service facility that plans and conducts international operations. It is in England.
"KBR is pleased to have been awarded this contract to support U.K. operations," said Andrew Pringle, president, KBR International Government, Defense and Support Services.
"Our experience gained by previous (Ministry of Defense) operational support contracts, including the Contractor Logistics contract, will ensure the (Defense Ministry) continues to receive outstanding support."
KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company that has provided contractor support to the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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