Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.'s (NYSE:JEC) Chairman and CEO Steve Demetriou and Aerospace & Technology President Terry Hagen will speak at the 39 th Annual Cowen Aerospace/Defense & Industrials Conference taking place in New York, on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 2:50 p.m. ET. Jacobs' Aerospace and Technology group has a strong reputation as a leading, global provider of technologically advanced, life cycle management of complex aerospace and industrial operations. With fiscal 2017 revenue of $2.4 billion and fiscal year-end backlog of $6.2 billion, the group serves government and commercial clients in the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, nuclear and automotive sectors. The group provides technical professional services ranging from research and development, to design, build, test, operation and maintenance, as well as highly specialized capabilities including mission planning and execution; cybersecurity; scientific research; and environmental mitigation and remediation. Long-term government clients include the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); the U.S. Department of Defense ("DoD"); U.S. Special Operations Command; U.S. Intelligence community; the U.K. Ministry of Defence; U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority; and the Australian Department of Defence. For these clients, the group provides a wide range of network design, integration, command and control technology solutions, as well as cybersecurity and mission-critical services spanning from test, to launch, flight, ground and operational support, in addition to Special Operations detection and protection systems. As NASA's largest provider named Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year in 2017, Jacobs leads in the development, operation and maintenance of complex NASA facilities supporting space systems and missions. Among advanced digital capabilities marketed under the "Jacobs Connected Enterprise" banner, recent acquisitions of Van Dyke Technology Group, ION, and Blue Canopy elevate the group's standing as one of the nation's top cybersecurity providers, with a leading position in information technology, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data analytics, network infrastructure and cloud solutions. The firm also maintains enterprise information systems for government and commercial clients worldwide, including operation, development and validation of complex computational networks and software applications.
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