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KBR will continue to provide key engineering services for the US Army’s tactical missile programmes, announcing on 4 August a further $165 million (€139 million) order from the Tactical Aviation and Ground Munitions (TAGM) Project Office within the Army Program Executive Office Missiles and Space.

This task order will build on the engineering efforts KBR provided under a predecessor contract and will address new, expanded requirements for performance, programmatic support and logistics analysis. KBR will research, develop, test, evaluate, integrate and engineer cutting-edge tactical rocket and missile systems as well as ancillary launchers and test sets.

The company will support the TAGM Project Office portfolio of weapon systems, including the HELLFIRE missile and its successor and next generation of aviation-launched, air-to-ground, dual-mode guided missile, the Lockheed Martin AGM-179 Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM). This work will enhance the government's ability to produce more rocket and missile systems; identify and mitigate production issues; efficiently integrate weapons systems onto air, ground and maritime platforms; overcome obsolescence issues; and develop new capabilities. KBR will conduct these efforts over the next five years at Redstone Arsenal, AL.

The JAGM is one of the next-generation missile systems KBR will continue to support with key engineering services. (Image: US Army)

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