RESTON, Va., Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) for tactical signature guidance support services. This cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base with four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $31.4 million if all options are exercised. Work will primarily be performed in Bethesda, Md.
Under this contract, Leidos will provide scientific, engineering, technical, and program management services in support of signature guidance and tactical decision aids for naval ships, submarines, air, and shore-based undersea systems. This includes associated software and system development, updates, integration and testing. With more than 20 years of direct tactical signature guidance support, the company's experienced team will rely on their technical excellence and cooperative management to achieve the Navy's goals.
"This win emphasizes our commitment to supporting NSWC Carderock in the performance of its vital missions," said Leidos Group President Mike Chagnon. "Through our efforts on key Navy contracts, such as the Signature Trainer Support contract, Leidos is well-versed in the software and technical requirements of this program."
Leidos is a Fortune 500® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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