Leidos lands $89M Air Force task order
Reston contractor to support energetics R&D
The U.S. Air Force awarded Reston-based Fortune 500 federal contractor Leidos Holdings Inc. a five-year, $89 million task order to support energetics research and development for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OUSD) and the Combat Capability Development Command, Armament Center (CCDC-AC), the company announced Friday.
Under the task order awarded by the U.S. Air Force’s Installation Contracting Agency, Leidos will provide research and development focused on designing, synthesizing and scaling up energetic materials.
“For more than 30 years, Leidos has provided innovative advancements in energetics research and development, and we are excited to continue this work for the U.S. Air Force,” Michael White, Leidos vice president of the mission operations and infrastructure protection division, said in a statement. “We remain committed to the OUSD and CCDC-AC missions, the Picatinny Arsenal community and delivering critical technologies to the warfighter quickly and affordably.”
Work on the contract will be performed in Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey.
With annual revenues of $11.09 billion last year and 37,000 employees, Leidos specializes in technology and engineering services for defense agencies.