KBR received a potential $20 million contract to help the US Geological Survey deploy, repair, operate, and maintain its domestic and international seismograph systems.
The company announced Wednesday that its team of engineers and scientists will install and operate the USGS component of a digital network of more than 150 geophysical and seismological sensors around the world, dubbed the Global Seismograph Network, under the price contract. costing more lump sum.
The contract calls for the company to support aftershock deployments, the National Advanced Seismic System backbone network, the US N4 network and other regional networks.
“KBR scientists and engineers are changing the way we learn and protect our planet every day,” said Byron Brightchairman of KBR Government Solutions and a Wash100 Price 2022 winner.
“This crucial research never ends, and we’re excited to continue supporting important studies of Earth’s landscape, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it,” added Bright.
Other services that KBR will provide are data collection and quality control assistance; instrument testing and development; inventory management; deposit transactions; software engineering; warehouse logistics; and coordination of shipments.
The contract has a base duration of one year, four optional years and a six-month extension option. Work will take place at the agency’s Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory in New Mexico.