Leidos secures contract to support US Army aircraft

21 March 2019 (Last Updated March 21st, 2019 09:49)

Leidos has secured a contract from the US Army Contracting Command-Redstone to offer aircraft logistics and maintenance in theatres of operations.

Leidos has secured a contract from the US Army Contracting Command-Redstone to offer aircraft logistics and maintenance in theatres of operations.

With a total potential value of $25.5bn, the indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year performance based period and a five-year optional ordering period.

Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will be carried out in Afghanistan and Greece in support of US Army operations.

Other awardees of the Worldwide Logistics Support Services Contractor Logistics Support contract include Pinnacle Solutions, AAR Supply Chain, Dyncorp International, Arma Aviation, Black Hall Aerospace, North American Surveillance Systems and L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace.

Support services provided under the contract include sustainment engineering, maintenance planning and management, equipment maintenance, aircraft modifications, packaging, handling, storage, and transportation.

“Leidos secured a contract by the US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to offer adaptable, ready, and quickly deployable capabilities for aviation systems across the world.”

Leidos Airborne Solutions senior vice-president Kevin Lansdowne said: “Our company is a recognised leader in operations and logistics with a history of working on complex programmes that support military missions worldwide.

“We look forward to providing superior services that help the army rapidly respond to the evolving needs of warfighters.”

Earlier this month, Leidos secured a contract by the US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to offer adaptable, ready, and quickly deployable capabilities for aviation systems across the world.

This multiple-award hybrid contract comes with a five-year base period of performance with another five optional years. It has a total potential value of $12.6bn.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, US, Leidos is a defence, aviation, science and information technology company.

The company has 32,000 employees and has posted annual revenues of approximately $10.19bn for the fiscal year ending 28 December 2018.