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KBR Continues Army Cargo Helicopter Program Support; Byron Bright Quoted

Byron Bright President KBR Government Solutions
Byron Bright, President, KBR Government Solutions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2020 — KBR (NYSE: KBR) will help the U.S. Army's cargo helicopter project management office acquire and increase the reliability of CH-47 Chinook aircraft systems under a $49M recompete task order, GovCon Wire reported Dec. 17.

The company said Dec. 16 the award follows a $41M task order won earlier this year for technical support to the branch's PEO Aviation.

Byron Bright, president of KBR's government solutions unit and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, noted that both wins reflect the firm's decades of systems engineering and warfighting technology experience in manned and unmanned aircraft programs.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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