John Fratamico: Leidos to Develop Threat Warning Systems for US Air Force

fratamico_john_smallLeidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a six-year,  $49 million contract to develop threat warning and countermeasure technologies for the U.S. Air Force.

The company will also test the infrared countermeasure response and integrated warning system against missile, laser and hostile fire threats, Leidos said Thursday.

John Fratamico, a Leidos group president, said the company will build the countermeasure technology and sensor systems “to protect and warn U.S. aircrews of these threats.”

Leidos will perform work at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

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