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A defense contractor KBR, agreed to pay $13.67 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that its employees accepted kickbacks while providing logistics support to U.S. Army forces in the Middle East.

The lawsuit accused employees of the Houston-based Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc., known to troops who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as KBR, of rigging contracts and overcharging the government, the Justice Department said in a statement last week.

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According to the Department of Defense, Houston, Texas, has been awarded an estimated $38,110,000 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for automated fuel handling equipment maintenance. The estimated dollar amount is for the life of the contract and the maximum dollar amount is $49,500,000.

Locations of performance are California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, Greenland, Japan, and Spain, with a March 12, 2022, base ordering period end date.

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Poland

Poland

According to the Department of Defense (DoD),  a company out of Houston, Texas, is awarded an additional  $7,826,832 for base operating support services at Naval Support Facility (NSF) Redzikowo, Poland.

After award of this modification, the total cumulative contract value will be $19,712,582. The work to be performed provides for furnishing all labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation, incidental engineering, and other items necessary to provide the base operating support services at NSF Redzikowo.

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djibouti, kenya

djibouti, kenya

According to the Department of Defense (DoD), a company out of Houston, Texas, was awarded a $64,827,880 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification for the exercise of Option Three for base operating support services at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti; Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti; and Camp Simba, Kenya.

The work to be performed provides for all management and administration, security, fire and emergency, air operations, ordnance, material management and supply, facilities management and investment, pest control, integrated solid waste, pavement clearance, utilities, base support vehicles and equipment, morale, welfare and recreation support, galley, unaccompanied housing, custodial, grounds maintenance and landscaping and environmental services to provide base operations support services.

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According to the Department of Defense (DoD), a company out of Houston, Texas, is awarded a $61,307,522 modification for the exercise of Option Three under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for base operating support services at U.S. Navy Support Facility, Diego Garcia. After award of this option, the total cumulative contract value will be $240,038,950.

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construction

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe Africa Central awards a company out of Houston, TX $75 million for five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, KBR will provide engineering, design, construction, renovations, repairs, maintenance, demolition and other services at both Camp Lemonnier, and its associated Chabelley Airfield.

This work complements KBR's premier base operating support throughout Africa. Notably, the company has provided base operating support services at Camp Lemonnier since 2013, with work in the region dating back to 2002.

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Saudi Arabia

U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) awards a company out Houston TX $93.6 million for base operations services at the Prince Sultan Air Base (PSAB) in Saudi Arabia.

Under the task order, KBR will provide resources to support the base and help ensure quality of life for the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing and partner forces. KBR will supply all personnel, supervision, labor, training, vehicles, tools, safety equipment and other force support services.

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Ex-employees sue defense contractors Fluor and KBR in multi-million dollar fraud claim

By PHILLIP WALTER WELLMAN | STARS AND STRIPES — A group of six veterans is suing two military contracting companies, claiming they overcharged the government hundreds of millions of dollars for work in Afghanistan.

Fluor Corp., which provides services at 70 forward operating bases in northern Afghanistan, was served with the lawsuit this month after a five-year investigation. Former Halliburton Corp. subsidiary KBR, a Houston-based military contractor, was also named in the suit and served notice this month.

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Law360 — KBR assailed the discovery efforts of a group of soldiers in Maryland federal court Friday, arguing their motion to compel on already-set timelines is simply trying to pad the record of the multidistrict litigation, over hazardous wastes allegedly burned in open-air pits at military bases, with “frivolous” discovery process complaints.

The military contractor is doing everything in its power to meet an Aug. 31 deadline to hand over data on 30 persons of interest, or POIs, KBR said, arguing the process is complicated by data security issues with the government beyond its control and by the sheer amount of data involved: roughly 3 terabytes.

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KBR, Inc

KBR, Inc.

KBR, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of Wyle, Inc. for $570 million. Wyle will now operate under the new company brand "KBRwyle" that preserves the Wyle name and logo, acknowledges the value of KBR's new ownership and honors the legacies of both companies.

Stuart Bradie

"Expanding our government services capabilities and service offerings into more profitable and complementary market segments is a key part of KBR's growth strategy," said Stuart Bradie, President and CEO of KBR, Inc.

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KBR, Inc.

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Houston, Texas — KBR, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a project management contract by Saudi Aramco to provide project management services for Saudi Aramco’s offshore program.
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“This is a significant milestone in our relationship with Saudi Aramco in the offshore arena and complements our existing work in Kingdom on the Jazan PMC and GES+ contracts,” said Stuart Bradie, KBR President and CEO. “We look forward to helping Saudi Aramco achieve its goal to develop an in-kingdom center of offshore engineering excellence and to maintain their production of oil and gas.”

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Recently, the Supreme Court found that lawsuits against the American contractor that operated the burn pits, KBR, could move forward. KBR had argued that it couldn’t be sued because it had operated the burn pits for the government. The Court issued no statement, but the lawsuits will go back to trial courts.

The high court denied a petition by the Houston-based company to consider arguments in cases that allege the contractor and former parent corporation, Halliburton, acted negligently while operating open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan and other facilities, resulting in death and illness of U.S. troops.

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Professional Overseas Contractors

Professional Overseas Contractors
KBR Inc., the Houston-based defense and engineering contractor that has been sued in Oregon and Texas by soldiers who say the company knowingly exposed them to carcinogens in Iraq, has taken its defense to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The company has asked the Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers should be allowed to sue the contractor over activities directed by the U.S. military in foreign countries. The company argues that state tort law should not apply in such situations.

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