Leidos to provide IT support services to US Defense Intelligence Agency

7 October 2015 (Last Updated October 7th, 2015 18:30)

The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DISA) has awarded a prime contract to Leidos for the provision of enhanced solutions for information technology (IT) requirements.

The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded a prime contract to Leidos for the provision of enhanced solutions for information technology (IT) requirements.

Leidos is one of 25 large businesses eligible to compete for task orders under the multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, which includes one-year base performance period, plus four one-year options, and a total value of $6bn for all awardees, if all options are exercised.

Under the contract, the company will provide global coverage for IT requirements and technical services supporting the government through system design, development, fielding and sustainment of global intelligence and command and control assets vital to the security of the US.

Leidos Group president Sam Gordy said: "This E-Site contract will build upon our successful SITE contract performance.

"We look forward to maintaining our current worldwide coverage of IT requirements and technical support services for the government."

"We look forward to maintaining our current worldwide coverage of IT requirements and technical support services for the government by continuing to provide innovative, adaptive and secure services and capabilities in support of the DIA and the intelligence community."

The enhanced solutions for the information technology enterprise (E-SITE) contract requires Leidos to focus on improving integration, information sharing, gaining efficiencies and information safeguarding through a common IT approach.

Work under the contract is scheduled to be carried out at the company's facility in Springfield, Virginia and at DIA locations across the globe.

Headquartered at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington DC, DIA provides military intelligence to soldiers, defence policymakers and force planners in the Department of Defense and the intelligence community in support of the US military planning, operations and weapon systems acquisition.