Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it has been awarded a contract to support worldwide, integrated logistics operations for Marine Corps Logistics Command (MCLC) and the Marine Corps operating forces. This multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a maximum order limit of $855 million over a period of five years. The scope of work of the Marine Corps Logistics Support Services (MCLOGSS) contract includes comprehensive support services in the areas of logistics, supply chain, and distribution management; maintenance management; and strategic prepositioning capability. MCLOGSS is comprised of three domains divided among full and open and small business awardees. Jacobs has been selected as one of nineteen companies to provide services in the Unrestricted Suite, designated for full and open competition. Services being provided encompass support for program management and operations, specialized information technology, logistics training, program support, transportation and supply, maintenance operations, and logistics technical data. Services are being performed primarily at Marine Corps Logistic Command’s (LOGCOM’s) Maintenance Center Albany, Maintenance Center Barstow, and Blount Island Command within the Continental United States (CONUS), as well as at LOGCOM forward operating locations Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Robert Norfleet stated, “We are delighted to have this opportunity to broaden our partnership with the Marine Corps and to contribute to successful worldwide logistics support for the Marine warfighters.” Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services. Statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. We base these forward-looking statements on management’s current estimates and expectations as well as currently available competitive, financial and economic data. Forward-looking statements, however, are inherently uncertain. There are a variety of factors that could cause business results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements. For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2012 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 - Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements made herein.