ISR missions for U.S. Air Force to be supported under Leidos contractNews
June 25, 2021
RESTON, Va. Leidos announced it has won a prime contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide solutions for a broad spectrum of aviation requirements. Leidos claims it will support the Air Force's Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance & Special Operations Forces (ISR/SOF) Directorate (WI), Sensors Division (WIN) Non-Standard Foreign Military Sales (FMS) branches.
According to the company, the multi-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a total estimated value of $950 million. The period of performance for the contract is 13 years total with a 10-year ordering period and an additional three-year performance period. Work will be performed at locations worldwide.
The Leidos team will aim to bring a cadre of professionals and tools from across the industry to improve both U.S. and allied ISR capabilities. Leidos will also intend to provide full aircraft and ISR sensor integration, procurement of hardware and spares, sustainment support, and inspections for airworthiness/configuration.
Officiala claim that ISR/SOF provides support to all weapons systems in its portfolio. The ISR functions include a variety of systems for collecting, processing, and disseminating intelligence for national security decision makers and military commanders.