Leidos to Sustain Aerial Intell System for Army Counter-IED Missions

explosive disposalLeidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a one-year, $71.9 million contract to support an airborne platform designed to help the U.S. Army identify and neutralize improvised explosive devices.

The company will perform operational and sustainment work on the Saturn Arch intelligence system under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

Work will occur in Reston, Virginia, and the Pentagon expects work to finish by Sept. 16, 2016.

The Army obligated $24, 475, 446 at the time of award from the military branch’s fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds.

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