LeidosÂ (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a potential four-year, $99 million prime contract from the U.S. ArmyÂ to build and deliverÂ automated installation entry systems toÂ the serviceÂ branch’s product manager for force protection systems.
The companyÂ said Friday it will developÂ hardware and software to updateÂ the detection, assessment and warning systemsÂ atÂ approximately 35 military installations under the single-award contract.
LeidosÂ noted the Automated Installation Entry-3Â projectÂ will deliverÂ an interoperable and integrated system for the Army to manage personnel access to bases as well as gainÂ situational awareness and share information.
“Providing for the safety and well-being of the people that protect our country and their families is a mission of the highest priority, “Â said Mary Craft, president ofÂ Leidos’ global services group.
“We look forward to working with the PdM-FPS to enhance installation security and force protection and reduce troop-to-task functions by streamlining authentication and verification of personnel entering Army Installations.”
PdM-FPS, formerly known as the Joint PEO Chemical Biological Defense, oversees integrated base defense and force protection capacity for the Army.