Leidos lands $160M in Army communications software work

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a U.S. Army task order for software engineering services worth $160 million. 

The order covers one base year and four additional one-year options and entails Leidos supporting the the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Command Software Engineering Center. 

The order covers mission command, radars and “other systems used to observe and coordinate surface-to-surface fires,” according to a release from Leidos. The work includes the Army’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System, which provides artillery systems for both the Army and the U.S. Marines. 

“This win complements our role as the lead developer for the next generation AFATDS 7.0 software and positions us as the prime contractor responsible for all Army AFATDS systems and software engineering for the next several years,” said Senior Vice President Eric Freeman, Leidos C4ISR Solutions.

The win for Leidos comes on the heels of another task order it was awarded…

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