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Leidos Climbs in 2018 Fortune 500 Ranking; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Reston, Virginia-based Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a higher spot in Fortune magazine’s annual ranking of the top 500 U.S. companies based on revenue for 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported May 30. “Having the fourth largest jump on the list, up 89 spots this year, …

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Leidos Creates Partner Program to Boost Innovation, Address Client Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has named Amazon Web Services, Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), McAfee and NetApp as partners under a new program aimed to boost innovation, program performance and technology delivery in line with clients’ mission needs, ExecutiveBiz …

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PwC: Aerospace & Defense Industry Reported $728B in 2017 Revenue

A new PwC report says the aerospace and defense sector recorded $728 billion in 2017 revenue, reflecting a 4 percent increase from the previous year. PwC reported that A&D companies posted a combined operating profit of $77 billion in 2017 with an on operating margin of 10.6 percent, up from 9.3 percent in …

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DSA’s Paul Strasser Elected IAC Executive Vice Chair

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council has announced the election of Paul Strasser, executive vice president of information management solutions group at Data Systems Analysts, as executive vice chair of IAC, effective July 1. Strasser, who currently serves as vice chair for finance at IAC’s executive committee, will …

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NGA Selects 10 Firms for Potential $920M Geography Data Management Contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has tapped 10 companies for content management of community-sourced data on topographic and human geography under a potential 10-year contract worth $920 million. Work for NGA’s Janus Geography initiative will take place at the contractors’ facilities, the agency said in a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps.gov. Companies …

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Leidos Included in 2018 List of America’s Best Employers; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) was named in Forbes’ 2018 America’s Best Employers list, which recognizes 500 employers across industries such as aerospace and defense, government services, information technology and banking and financial services, ExecutiveBiz reported May 15. “This recognition demonstrates our dedicated effort to attract …

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Leidos Recognized for Military Vet Hiring, Support Programs; Ann Addison Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been named in the Best for Vets Employers 2018 list that recognizes the top 100 U.S. companies with programs and policies that support military veterans and their families, ExecutiveBiz reported May 16. The company said May 15 it offers the …

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Cerner Lands Potential $10B VA EHR Deployment Contract

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has received a potential 10-year, $10 billion contract to help the Department of Veterans Affairs deploy the same electronic health record platform the Defense Department currently adopts. Robert Wilkie, acting VA secretary, said in a statement published Thursday that VA already has $782 million in fiscal 2018 funds to …

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Leidos Gets $239M Army Corps of Engineers IT Support Order; Liz Porter Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential three-year, $239.5 million task order from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for information technology services. The fixed-price task order with USACE’s engineering and support center in Alabama has a base term of one year and two one-year options and was awarded through the …

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Leidos Lands DTRA Contract for Cooperative Biological Engagement Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has awarded Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a $33.7 million contract modification for scientific and technical services in support of a program aimed at countering biological threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The modification exercises the first option period of a previously …

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