Military Embedded Systems

Unmanned aircraft services contract won by Leidos


April 19, 2017

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

RESTON, Va. U.S. Army officials selected Leidos to provide Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) technical services and field support. Leidos is one of three contractors eligible to compete for work under the contract.

The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a three-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $900 million for all awardees.

Under the contract, Leidos will provide worldwide technical services and field support of TUAS, Universal Ground Control Stations, and Universal Ground Data Terminals including non-repetitive development, integration, investigation, inspection, analysis and corrective action, testing, and evaluation efforts.

The work will enable the U.S. Army to identify and rapidly integrate cutting-edge technologies and capabilities to deliver capability to U.S. Armed Forces and its allies, reduce command stress on U.S. Armed Forces by relieving them of several operational requirements, and decrease the number of military personnel the DoD must deploy and sustain overseas.

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