Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential 10-year, $6.52B contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency operate, maintainÂ and secure aÂ military telecommunications infrastructure.
The Global Solutions Management â Operations II award covers technical support services for the DoD Information Network/Defense Information System Network throughoutÂ a five-year base period that will commence on Jan. 1, the PentagonÂ said Tuesday.
âLeidos is proud to modernize and operate the information network that connects warfighters and government leaders around the world,â saidÂ Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group president. âWe will continue to work alongside DISA to align our network solutions with their mission evolution.â
The recompete indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contractÂ also includes a pair ofÂ two-year option periods and an additional one-year option that would extendÂ performanceÂ throughÂ Dec. 31, 2030.
âDISA is a critical support agency for our troops,â saidÂ C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, U.S. congressman representing Marylandâs 2nd congressional district. âThis contract is vitally important to ensuring our Armed Services and Department of Defense can communicate uninterrupted and securely worldwide. I congratulate Leidos and all of its employees on this award and thank them for their continued support of DISA.â
DISAÂ released theÂ final GSM-O II solicitation notice in October and received three bids for the IDIQ. Contract work will occur primarily within the continental U.S., but the department said itÂ mayÂ identify locations outside CONUS for other support services.
âDISA is an important agency supporting our national security decision makers, warfighters, and partners around the world,â saidÂ Anthony Brown, U.S. congressman representing Marylandâs 4th district. âI congratulate Leidos on this award to strengthen the Department of Defenseâs information network, and I will continue to support the workers who help accomplish DISAâs combat support mission every day.â
GSM-O II is a follow-on to theÂ Global Information Grid Services Management-Operations contract originally held by the information systems and global solutions business that Leidos acquired from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).