RESTON, Va., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded one of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to support the J6 Enterprise Technology Services (JETS) program. The multiple-award firm-fixed-price contract has a five-year base period of performance, one three-year option, and a total contract ceiling of $6 billion if the option is exercised. Work will be performed primarily in the Northern Virginia / Washington, D.C. metro area and DLA locations world-wide, including Columbus, OH, Philadelphia and New Cumberland, PA, Richmond, VA, Battle Creek, MI, Ogden, UT, Honolulu, HI, and Kaiserslautern, GE.
The DLA is the Department of Defense's combat logistics support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. The DLA JETS program will provide DLA Information Operations (J6) the full range of information technology services to develop, maintain, and protect the applications, software, hardware, and systems that support DLA's mission as the combat logistics support agency to the U.S. military services. Under the contract, Leidos will compete for task orders related to 21 Task Areas ranging from network and technology services, to application development and sustainment, including information assurance and cybersecurity, systems engineering and enterprise architecture support, and other technology and program support services.
"We look forward to applying our innovative enterprise information technology services to the JETS program to ensure DLA information Operations (J6) achieves its mission to support the DOD community with the highest quality information systems, customer support, efficient and economical computing, and data management," said Leidos Defense and Intelligence President, Tim Reardon.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended Jan. 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). 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 January 1, 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.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/defense-logistics-agency-awards-leidos-j6-enterprise-technology-services-prime-contract-300400133.html