KBR is expanding its breadth of capabilities into the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) with a contract for the delivery of cutting-edge Nano Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) to support technological experimentations with the British Army and the Future Capability Group. Focused on expanding its solutions integration capabilities and collaborative relationships with UK and global subject matter experts, the team is working with UK-based Evolve Dynamics, an engineering company specializing in UAS, to ensure timely delivery of systems for use by MOD personnel in the UK and overseas, and across a wide range of environments. KBR’s Government Solutions EMEA business will utilize its established services integrator approach to merge world leading technologies with innovative service delivery including training, logistics, and technical support.
“This is a fantastic example of UK Defence continuing to embrace cutting edge, technically advanced systems to help overcome modern day challenges.KBR’s in-depth sector knowledge and innovative services integration approach combined with Evolve’s world leading systems will ensure a fit-for-purpose, agile solution that can adapt to ever-changing demands. ” said Andrew Barrie, KBR President, Government Solutions â€“ EMEA.
Mike Dewhirst, Evolve Dynamics CEO, said, “We are really excited about the partnership with KBR which allows our agile and innovative approach to be delivered into the UK MOD via the incredible infrastructure, scale and methodology KBR provide.”
KBR, Inc. (formerly Kellogg Brown & Root) is an American engineering, procurement, and construction company, formerly a subsidiary of Halliburton. After Halliburton acquired Dresser Industries in 1998, Dresser’s engineering subsidiary, the M. W. Kellogg Co., was merged with Halliburton’s construction subsidiary, Brown & Root, to form Kellogg Brown & Root. KBR’s global expertise ranges across all aspects of autonomous and unmanned systems from space rovers to underwater platforms â€“ with activity ranging from science and inspection to logistics and military deployment. KBR employs approximately 29,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. The company’s corporate offices are in the KBR Tower in Downtown Houston.