The Department of Defense awarded 18 defense contracts Friday, worth $491.7 million in total. Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J) won two of them:

  • A $10.6 million contract modification to continue providing engineering technical assistance support services to the U.S. Air Force in Lincoln, Mass., through May 19.
  • A separate, smaller, $7.7 million contract modification to continue providing these same kinds of engineering technical assistance support services, which include "disciplined systems/specialty engineering and technical/Information Assurance services, support, and products" to the U.S. Air Force at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts, Peterson AFB in Colorado, and in Dahlgren, Va. -- also through May 19.