URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today announced that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Rock Island, Illinois, to provide operations and maintenance services to support the U.S. Department of State at numerous locations.
The contract, which includes a base period of one year with two three-month option periods, has a maximum value of approximately $111 million to URS, if all option periods are exercised. Under the contract, URS will provide maintenance support and property accountability for military equipment for the Department of State and Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq. URS will support critical equipment including a variety of tactical communications systems, the Giraffe radar-based surveillance and air defense command and control system, and the FLIR Star SAFIRE III sensor systems.
Commenting on the contract, Randall A. Wotring, President of Federal Services for URS, said: “URS is proud to continue our support to United States Army and Department of State. We look forward to serving the State Department, one of our long-term federal sector clients, on this important program.”
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