Tag Archives: Leidos

Leidos Wins $65M IT Modernization Contract for ONI’s Hopper Information Services Center; Mike Rickels Quoted

Mike Rickels

Leidos has secured an approximate $65 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) prime contract to provide IT services and support for the Office of Naval Intelligence’s (ONI) Hopper Information Services Center. The contract covers operations management, software development, cloud migration, cybersecurity and information assurance services.

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AFRL Gathers Scientists to Discuss DSX Spacecraft Findings; William Robert Johnston Quoted

Demonstration and

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) gathered scientists from government, industry and academia to discuss the initial results of a 23-month mission that conducted science experiments in Earth's radiation belts. AFRL said Tuesday that it administered a virtual meeting where representatives from Leidos, NASA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other organizations to discuss findings of the Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) spacecraft. 

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Leidos Partners With SANS Institute to Enhance Offerings at CyberEDGE Academy, Address Cybersecurity Talent Gap

Leidos

Leidos has announced the federal IT and engineering service provider will partner with the SANS Institute to deliver cybersecurity training and certifications for the Leidos CyberEDGE Academy, a program developed in response to the nation’s talent gap in the cybersecurity sector.

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Leidos Invests in Facility Construction of Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering

Roger Krone

Leidos has made a $1 million donation to support the construction of an academic and residential facility in Huntsville, Alabama, in an effort to help the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering pursue advancements in technology. The investment is also meant to underscore the company's commitment to the state students' science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

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Army, NGA Leaders Discuss Collaboration to Bring GEOINT Data to Future Military Operations

Geospatial Intelligence

Officials from the U.S. Army and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) highlighted collaborative efforts to get GEOINT data and imagery into the hands of military personnel for use in their future missions. Blohm said that the center is working with the private sector in efforts to help decision-makers access geospatial information at the tactical edge.

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SOS International Appoints Michael Garson as General Counsel, Kimberly Parker as VP for Contracts; CEO Julian Setian Quoted

Julian Setian

SOS International (SOSi) announced on Tuesday that the company has appointed Michael Garson as general counsel and Kimberly Parker as vice president for Contracts. Garson possesses over two decades of experience in the defense, technology and telecommunications industries. Parker joins SOSi from Applied Insight, where she worked as the chief administrative officer, corporate secretary, and vice president of Contracts, Ethics and Compliance.

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U.S. Air Force Awards Leidos IDIQ Contract to Support ISR Mission; Mike Chagnon Quoted

Leidos

Leidos announced on Friday that the company has been awarded a potential 13-year, $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) prime contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide solutions for a broad spectrum of aviation requirements. The Leidos team will bring a cadre of professionals and tools from across the industry to improve both U.S. and allied ISR capabilities.

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DARPA, Dynetics-Led Industry Team to Conduct Next UAV Swarm Demo in Q4

Gremlins Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) could further test air launch and recovery of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles with an industry team led by Leidos' Dynetics subsidiary in October or November. Dynetics bested three other participants to win a contract in 2018 to help DARPA build and fly drones for the third phase of the program.

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Leidos Awarded Next-Phase USSOCOM Armed Overwatch Aircraft Prototype Program Contract; Gerry Fasano Quoted

Gerry Fasano

Leidos announced on Thursday that the company secured a contract in the next phase of the U.S. Special Operations Command's (USSOCOM) Armed Overwatch aircraft prototype program. The company’s team will include Paramount Group USA and Vertex Aerospace. The team will advance its new aircraft, referred to as Bronco II, to the Phase III Operational Prototype Demonstration fly-off.

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NNSA to Extend National Security Site Operation, Management Contract With CNS Team

Consolidated National

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has indicated its intent to award a potential six-month contract extension to an industry team led by Bechtel for continued management and operation work at two national security facilities in Tennessee and Texas. Located in Amarillo, Texas, the Pantex Plant hosts final assembly, dismantlement and maintenance work on U.S. nuclear weapons.

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