RESTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) to provide software solutions to the Unit Command and Control (UC2). The single-award cost-plus-fixed fee contract has a four-year period of performance and a total contract value of $12 million. Work will be performed primarily in Reston, Virginia and Morgantown, West Virginia.
The AFLCMC is one of five centers under the Air Force Materiel Command and is the single center responsible for total life-cycle management of Air Force weapon systems. Under the contract, Leidos will develop a software-only capability that meets the legacy requirements and provides improvements to the user interface and operational capability using Agile development processes. UC2 Operations is a suite of tools deployed within fixed and expeditionary bases for Command and Control (C2) at the wing and squadron level. Leidos will provide open standards and open architecture solutions offering improved access to authoritative data, along with Agile software development processes to rapidly respond to operator formal and derived requirements as well as full interoperability with other Air Force C2 systems.
"This strategic win offers further validation that our differentiated technology position, combined with passionate mission-focused domain expertise, positions Leidos to deliver capability to the warfighter quickly and at great value to the Air Force," said Leidos Group President John Fratamico.
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 20,000 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.
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2014, and other such filings that Leidos makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.