RESTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company was awarded a prime contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide mapping production services. The single-award indefinite-delivery requirements contract has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options and a total contract value of $20 million if the options are exercised. Work will be performed in St. Louis, MO, Chantilly, Va., and Melbourne, Fla.
The NGA provides imagery, map-based intelligence and geospatial information in support of national security and supports the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG). Under the contract, Leidos will provide high quality products, information, and services through the use of a quality management system. The team will utilize advanced technology to meet these Government driven innovations to support emerging production to provide production process flow efficiencies and improved customer service, conversion of current data and production types to support a format driven rather than a specification driven production environment, production of product derivatives and online/on-demand capabilities service to the previous process or service, if one existed. The Leidos team will finish products using NGA data to produce digital and plate-ready, standard and non-standard NGA GEOINT products at NGA traditional scale outputs for NAVPLANs (Navigation Planning Charts) and CADRG/ECRG/Geo-Referenced PDFs (Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics/Enhanced Compressed Raster Graphics). In addition, Leidos will provide process improvements through innovative practices and the use of new tools and procedures.
"We look forward to providing global products as scale specific graphic representations of the dynamic NSG Map of the World (MoW), as well as services designed to further automate and streamline NGA's effort to deliver global products to its customers," said Leidos Group President Larry Hill.
Leidos is a FORTUNE 500® science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world's toughest challenges in national security, health and engineering. The Company's 22,000 employees support vital missions for our government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes, and defend our Nation's digital and physical infrastructure from 'new world' threats. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $5.77 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2014, after giving effect to the spin-off of the company's technical services and information technology business. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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