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Roger Krone: Leidos Eyes Client Range Expansion Through Merger With Lockheed Services Business

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, has said his company’s impending merger with Lockheed Martin's information systems and global solutions business is part of Leidos' goal to pursue other market opportunities and expand its client base in an interview with Forbes posted Wednesday. “[W]e will use this transaction as an opportunity to redefine our swim …

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Leidos, NIH Launch Portal for Alternative Biomedical Research Funding; Jim Pannucci Comments

Leidos and the National Institutes of Health have developed a website that aims to match unfunded biomedical research proposals with alternative funding opportunities through public-private partnerships. The team has created the Online Partnership to Accelerate Research portal, which works to assess proposals based on research priority areas and allow participating organizations to fund research …

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Leidos SVP Robert Zitz to Keynote at Atlantic Council’s Cyber Student Competition

Robert Zitz, a senior vice president and strategic account executive at Leidos, will deliver a keynote address and serve as a judge at the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge  that will take place Friday and Saturday in Washington. Zits will discuss the potential impact of cybersecurity threats on U.S. critical infrastructure during his speech, Leidos …

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Leidos to Conduct CBRN Technical, Scientific Research Under Air Force Contract

Leidos has landed a $9.8 million U.S Air Force contract to provide analytic, modeling and survivability studies centered on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract seeks to gather data that could lead to technical and scientific answers regarding CBRN-related issues. Leidos will conduct studies in Reston, Virginia, …

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Leidos Gets Contract Modification for DARPA’s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures Program

Leidos has received a contract modification from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency that brings the value of its contract on the Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program to $33.2 million. The Defense Department said Monday the modification itself is worth $12.9 million and covers ARC work through December 2017. Leidos will perform work at …

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Leidos-Integrated Runway Mgmt System Deployed at Seattle-Tacoma Airport

A Leidos-integrated and Xsight Systems-developed automated runway management system has been deployed at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to detect foreign objects and debris at the airport’s new center runway. Leidos said Thursday the Port of Seattle selected RunWize to help bolster safety and efficiency in the runway’s daily operations through continuous video monitoring. The …

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Leidos, USC Partner on Network Analysis, Computing Research Projects; Gulu Gambhir Comments

Leidos and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute have partnered for two research projects that seek to advance high-performance computing and network analysis. Leidos said Monday it will fund both projects through a five-year, $500,000 grant under the Strategic University Alliances Program. The program seeks to support science, …

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Leidos, Federated Wireless Partner Under DARPA Spectrum Sharing Tech R&D Program

Leidos has partnered with Federated Wireless to build a technology for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to facilitate expansion of commercial wireless-radar spectrum sharing. DARPA awarded Leidos a potential one-year, $7.9 million contract under phase two of the agency’s Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications program. Federated Wireless said Tuesday it aims to demonstrate the …

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