Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will help the Defense Threat Reduction Agency build modeling technologies for countering weapons of mass destruction under a potential five-year, $46 million task order.
The company will work to develop systems and apply methods to detect WMD and buried targets, the company said Wednesday.
“Leidos is proud to develop, apply and transition innovative technologies in support of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s mission to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, ” said John Fratamico, Leidos group president.
DTRA awarded the order through the Target Assessment Technologies Office and the order contains a two-year base period and three one-year options.
Contract work covers development of sensor mission tools, analytical methodologies, tools for detecting HDBT and WMD targets and models for characterizing foreign WMDs and HDBTs.