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Air Force Picks 7 for Spectrum Warfare Tech R&D Project

Seven companies have won contracts to help the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory develop technologies for warfighters to operate in a contested electromagnetic environment, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the contractors will design and build systems for countering anti-access/area denial threats under the service’s $47 million …

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Leidos to Develop New Ocean Sensors for US Navy; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a nearly $14 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new deep ocean sensors for the U.S. Navy. The company’s maritime operations division will perform research and development for DARPA’s transformational reliable acoustic path system and produce TRAPS nodes, Leidos said Wednesday. “TRAPS integrates unique Leidos …

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James Bahel Joins Leidos’ Integrated Systems Org as BD VP; Sam Gordy Comments

James Bahel, a 35-year intelligence veteran and former senior business development officer at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president of BD for the company’s integrated systems group. He succeeds Mike Stewart, who has been named ISG operations manager, and will oversee the organization’s development …

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Steve Comber: Leidos to Support DoD HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work with the Naval Health Research Center to establish policies and adapt prevention programs for HIV and AIDS under a potential five-year, $14 million contract. The Defense Department HIV/AIDS Prevention Program aims to help U.S. allies reduce the number of cases in their military forces, Leidos said Monday. Steve …

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Thomas Lewis: Louis Berger Acquires Leidos’ Water, Waste Resources Practice

Louis Berger has bought the water and waste resource division of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding Louis Berger’s water practice. Thomas Lewis, group president at Louis Berger, said Tuesday the company also intends to further grow its market presence through the sale. …

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Larry Hill: Leidos to Build NGA GEOINT Tools for ‘Map of the World’ Graphics

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential three-year, $20 million contract to build products and other tools to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency produce digital navigation planning charts and other documents. NGA also contracted Leidos to help implement process flow changes at the agency for the production of intelligence and geospatial …

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Steve Comber: Leidos to Help CDC Maintain Infection Tracking System

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential five-year, $44 million task order to support a web-based infection surveillance system at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company said Wednesday it will perform applications development, testing, maintenance and other technical support work the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety …

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Leidos’ Rob Zitz: DHS Taking a Proactive Approach to Cybersecurity

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief systems architect at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has observed that the Department of Homeland Security is moving toward a proactive model to secure cyber systems, he told Federal News Radio in an interview Thursday. Zitz highlighted DHS’ continuous monitoring and diagnostics initiative during a …

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Boeing Vet Roger Krone to Join Leidos as CEO; John Jumper to Remain Chairman

Roger Krone, president of the network and space systems business unit at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for nearly six years, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as CEO on July 14 to succeed the retiring John Jumper, Leidos said Tuesday. This announcement comes nearly five months after Jumper announced his plans to …

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Craig Cooning Appointed President of Boeing’s Network and Space Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Craig Cooning, the former vice president and general manager of space and intelligence systems within Boeing‘s [NYSE: BA] network and space business, has succeeded Roger Krone as president of the N&SS, Boeing said Tuesday. Krone has joined Reston, Va.-based Leidos, where he will serve as the company’s second CEO. “Since joining Boeing …

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