Jacobs develops communication, navigation, surveillance, air traffic management software for U.S. Air Force

NASHUA, N.H. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) in Nashua, New Hampshire, won a continuation contract for U.S. Air Force Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) software development to support the Air Mobility and Air Combat Command aircraft fleet.

Sep 29th, 2017
Jacobs to develop communication, navigation, surveillance, air traffic management software for U.S. Air Force
Jacobs to develop communication, navigation, surveillance, air traffic management software for U.S. Air Force

NASHUA, N.H. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) in Nashua, New Hampshire, won a continuation contract for U.S. Air Force Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) software development to support the Air Mobility and Air Combat Command aircraft fleet.

Jacobs will design, develop, and deliver CNS/ATM-compliant software, which produces aircraft readable navigational databases for the C-5, C-17, KC-10, KC-135, E-3 DRAGON, and EC-130H aircraft. The contract also includes data validation of National Geospatial Agency aviation datasets and support for Foreign Military Services aircraft platforms.

The contract is valued at $34.6 million over five years, if all options are exercised. Work will be primarily performed at the Jacobs Software Engineering Center in Nashua, NH.

Under this contract, Jacobs will continue software development previously done under the Global Mobility and Special Mission Mission Planning Software Development and Sustainment contract.

“This contract continues Jacobs’ legacy in providing safety of flight software to the Air Force, specifically its navigational data needs,” says Jacobs Aerospace and Technology Senior Vice President Darren Kraabel. “The software suite Jacobs is providing will enable more precise navigation of U.S. Air Force aircraft for continued operations to continue operations without restriction in controlled airspace around the world.”

Jacobs is a provider of full-spectrum technical, professional, and construction services for industrial, commercial, and government organizations globally. The company employs more than 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world.

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