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Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Awards Leidos Prime Contract

RESTON, Va., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos, a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) to provide technology support to Combat Environment Instrumentation Systems (CEIS). The multiple-award cost-plus fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a 5-year ordering period and a total contract value of approximately $197 million for all awardees. Work will be performed primarily in China Lake, Calif. and Point Mugu, Calif. Leidos is one of six contractors eligible to compete for task orders under the contract.

CEIS include GPS-based time-space position information instrumentation, electronic attack and active emitter pods, warning and countermeasure systems, radio frequency and electro-optical tracking systems, multi-spectral threat and target systems, and unmanned airborne vehicle instrumentation used by the Department of Defense and allied training, test and evaluation ranges. Under the contract, Leidos will provide research, development, delivery, sustainment, and upgrade of instrumentation for the CEIS. Leidos will also provide both product and engineering services to support various hardware and software systems.

"Leidos has demonstrated a depth of technical expertise to support the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in its continued effort to improve Combat Environment Instrumentation Systems," said Leidos President of Defense & Intelligence Tim Reardon. "We look forward to providing our innovative technical abilities to support both the NAWCWD, and ultimately, the warfighter."

About Leidos
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 30, 2016, and other such filings that Leidos makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

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