Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been selected as NASA's Agency-Level 2016 Small Business Industry Award (SBIA) Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year. This is the second time in six years that Jacobs has received the award.

The Agency-Level award follows Jacobs' 2016 Center-Level SBIA Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award at four NASA Centers - Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC), Johnson Space Center (JSC), Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), and Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Jacobs also won NASA's Mentor-Protégé Agreement of the Year at JSC.

Jacobs was nominated for its most recent award by NASA KSC, where the company provides program management, engineering, flight hardware, logistics, and spaceport services. The KSC nomination acknowledged Jacobs for its ground and flight application software team efforts, supporting critical missions to resupply the International Space Station, as well as overall service to the Test and Operations Support Contract.

"We're very proud to be the recipient of this SBIA Agency-Level award and all of our SBIA Awards, these are a testament to the commitment and knowledge of our people," said Jacobs Aerospace and Technology Senior Vice President Ward Johnson. "As NASA's largest services provider, Jacobs has made a significant contribution to our nation's space exploration program, as well as various aeronautical research and development programs. We are committed to help NASA achieve mission success."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services, with our Aerospace and Technology Line of Business continuing to deliver technical excellence and innovative enterprise solutions to our government and commercial aerospace clients. The company employs 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.

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