The US Air Force has awarded Jacobs Engineering Group a contract for acquisition support of its Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) F-22 division based in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), Ohio, US.

Under the agreement, Jacobs will provide programme support to develop, procure and field the ASC F-22 systems modifications, maintenance and upgrade.

Jacobs will also provide advisory and assistance services to address a variety of programme areas such as F-22 support systems or weapon systems.

The value of the contract, awarded under the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), is estimated to be worth $4.9m, with a duration of one year with an additional one-year option.