U.S. Navy Awards Leidos Contract to Support Aircraft Readiness Worldwide
14 March 2019
Leidos, a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide flexible, ready, and rapidly deployable capabilities for aviation systems worldwide. The multiple award, hybrid contract has a five-year base period of performance with five optional years, and a total potential value of $12.6 billion.
Leidos specializes in the development, operations, and maintenance of both manned and unmanned airborne systems. Under the Contracted Maintenance, Modification, Aircrew, and Related Services contract, Leidos will provide aviation logistical services for fixed-wing, rotary-wing, unmanned aircraft vehicles, and lighter than air vehicles, as well as integrally related systems and weapon systems. The company will bring enterprise perspective, best-in-industry capability and the engineering discipline, which maximizes its technical expertise as a full spectrum global aviation services provider. Services will help increase aircraft readiness and provide speed to U.S. Navy initiatives.
"We have decades of operational and integration expertise that has provided rapid solutions for our customers when they need them the most," said Senior Vice President Kevin Lansdowne, Leidos Airborne Solutions. "Our systems have successfully flown thousands of hours supporting the warfighter in combat zones as well as on the ground processing and exploiting mission-critical information."
NAVAIR provides full life-cycle support of naval aviation aircraft, weapons and systems operated by Sailors and Marines.