DLA awards $6bn JETS support contract to Leidos
The US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded a $6bn contract to Leidos to support the J6 Enterprise Technology Services (JETS) programme.
Leidos will compete for task orders related to 21 Task Areas ranging from network and technology services, to application development and sustainment, including information assurance and cybersecurity, systems engineering and enterprise architecture support, and other technology and programme support services.
Leidos defence and intelligence president Tim Reardon said: "We look forward to applying our innovative enterprise information technology services to the JETS programme to ensure DLA information Operations (J6) achieves its mission to support the Department of Defense (DoD) community with the highest quality information systems, customer support, efficient and economical computing, and data management.”
The multiple-award firm-fixed-price contract has a five-year base period of performance and one three-year option.
Work under the contract will be carried out in the Northern Virginia / Washington metro area and DLA locations worldwide, including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Michigan, Utah and Hawaii in the US, and Kaiserslautern, Germany.
The DLA is the DoD's combat logistics support agency, providing logistics support to military services and civilian agencies and foreign countries worldwide.
The DLA JETS programme will provide DLA Information Operations (J6) the full range of information technology services that are required to develop, maintain, and protect the applications, software, hardware, and systems.