TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2020 â€” Jacobs (NYSE: J) received a potentialÂ $225M contract to help theÂ Air Force Research Laboratory's Aerospace Systems Directorate WestÂ develop rocket propulsion technology platforms for potential military use, ExecutiveGov reported March 9.
The companyÂ said March 9Â it will explore in-space and "high-payoff" propulsion systems, combustion processes and high energy density matter as part of the Rocket and Propulsion Technology Research contract.
"The importance of AFRL's mission and challenges they face turning rocket propulsion science into operational effectiveness for the nation's warfighters are tremendous catalysts that energize our entire workforce to redefine what's possible in delivering innovative solutions for the client,"Â said Steve Arnette, senior vice president of critical mission solutions at Jacobs.
The RAPTR contract has a two-year base period that will commence on April 1, followed byÂ a pair ofÂ 41-month options.
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