Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a three-year, $72.8M contract to help the U.S. Navy build a wide area surveillance technology to support antisubmarine warfare missions.
The company will develop the Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path System for the Navy's Maritime Surveillance Systems Program Office, the Department of Defense said Friday.
TRAPS is designed to complement the service branch's fixed surveillance systems and towed array sensor.
Work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract will take place in Long Beach, Miss., through June 2022.
Naval Information Warfare Systems Command is the contracting activity.