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Roger Krone: SETA Service Contracts Minimal in Leidos-Lockheed IS&GS Combination

The merger of Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) with Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions business involves “one or two” contracts for systems engineering and technical assistance service work that has largely been spun out of the latter company, Leidos CEO Roger Krone told investors Tuesday. Krone said Lockheed shifted …

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Lockheed Awaits UK Regulatory Review Over Leidos Deal; IS&GS 2016 Forecast Lifted

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has one pending regulatory review remaining in the U.K. over the merger of its information systems and global solutions business with Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) ahead of the deal’s intended closure in either the third or fourth quarter, Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson told investors Tuesday. Both companies agreed in …

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DARPA Holds Leidos-Built Sea Hunter Christening Ceremony; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — The Leidos-built (NYSE: LDOS) Sea Hunter autonomous ship demonstrator has been christened at a dockside ceremony Thursday in Portland, Oregon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the ship will be used for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. “This …

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Leidos to Help Develop Vaccine for Zika Virus; Jerry Hogge Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work with Immunovaccine to develop a vaccine that aims to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The companies will integrate Immunovaccine’s DepoVax platform and Leidos’ Virtual Pharmaceutical Development Program in support of efforts to accelerate vaccine development and production, …

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Weekly Roundup April 4 – April 8 2016: Leidos Adds Zika Vaccine Program to Burgeoning Health Biz & more

April 4 – April 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The global effort to combat the spread of mosquito-borne Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere now will include the company soon to become the largest U.S. government services contractor. …

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Roger Krone: Leidos Seeks Diversified Client Base, Cultural Balance Post Lockheed IS&GS Merger

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 1, 2016 — Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has said the company aims to further market expansion efforts through its merger with Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions business, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Krone told Forbes in an interview published Wednesday that Leidos will …

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Leidos, NIH Unveil Website to Match Biomedical Research Projects With Funding Sources

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has worked with the National Institutes of Health to build a website that works to facilitate public-private funding opportunities for biomedical research proposals, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the Online Partnership to Accelerate Research portal matches proposals based on research priority areas …

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Leidos Named in 2016 ‘Best for Vets’ Employer List; Sarah Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been included in Military Times’ “Best for Vets” employer list for 2016 in recognition of the company’s veteran hiring and retention efforts, GovCon Executive reported March 22. The company said March 21 its Operation MVP program and internal Military Alliance Group …

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone is 2016 Wash100 Inductee for Leadership in Company Growth and Financial Performance

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 17, 2016 — Leidos Holdings CEO Roger Krone has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership in growth strategy and financial performance. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational …

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Haskell to Purchase Leidos’ Heavy Construction Business, Design Assets

Jacksonville, Florida-based engineering and infrastructure services company Haskell has agreed to purchase Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) heavy construction business and some design assets of the latter’s engineering business for an undisclosed sum. Haskell said Wednesday the transaction is scheduled to close in the second quarter of 2016 and will rebrand the Leidos Constructors and Leidos Engineering design asset businesses to Benham, the name …

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