Leidos Awarded Army Contract For Software Modernization

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army to provide systems engineering, software development and integration on the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS). This single-award, cost-plus incentive-fee contract has a three-year base period of performance and one two-year option. If all options are exercised, the contract is valued at more than $102 million.

The Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) provides critical artillery systems fires command and control capability for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.

Under this contract, Leidos will modernize AFATDS to improve functionality, support a more intuitive user software interface, enable more simplistic user training, and enable migration of AFATDS software into the Army's software Common Operating Environment - an initiative that is transitioning standalone warfighting software capabilities as integrated software applications. These efforts will result in a more robust system with vastly improved user functionality in both training and combat.

"This important win enables us to leverage our proven Leidos Enterprise Application Framework to modernize AFATDS," said Mike Chagnon, president of the Leidos Advanced Solutions Group. "Leidos is committed to serving the U.S. Army by making this mission-critical system easier to use and less costly to sustain."

Source: Leidos
Date: Jul 18, 2017