Leidos

Leidos Awarded SOCOM Tactical Airborne Multi-Sensor Platforms (STAMP) Follow-On Operational and Support Contract for Program Manager Sensors - Aerial Intelligence (PM SAI)

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

It has a total value of $649 million and includes a one-year base period of performance followed by four one-year option periods.

Key Points: 
  • It has a total value of $649 million and includes a one-year base period of performance followed by four one-year option periods.
  • Work will be performed in various locations both within the Contiguous United States (CONUS) and Outside the Contiguous United States (OCONUS).
  • "We have assembled a proven, best-of-breed team who are deeply committed to the success of the STAMP mission," said Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group president.
  • "We are proud to support the SOCOM community with tactical ISR operations, system integration, and sustainment for commercial derivative aircraft for the Special Operations Command."

Leidos Appoints Elizabeth Porter to Health Group President

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:05pm

RESTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500science and technology leader, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth (Liz) Porter to Health Group President, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500science and technology leader, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth (Liz) Porter to Health Group President, effective immediately.
  • As group president, Porter will have responsibility for all Health Group activities, including new business growth, technology development and thought leadership.
  • "Through her experience leading operations for the Civil Group, and recently as acting president of the Health Group, Liz has demonstrated a track record of driving our business and generating growth.
  • Liz Porter has been serving as acting group president since March 9 and previously served as operation manager for the Civil Group's Federal Energy & Environment business.

Virginia sees Q2 tech job growth amid COVID-19, fueled by Fairfax County; state shines in business climate rankings

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:05pm

Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton are all headquartered in Fairfax County.

Key Points: 
  • Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton are all headquartered in Fairfax County.
  • In terms of year-over-year changes, Virginia was the only state in Dices top four list to report an increase in quarterly job postings.
  • In comparison, Dice reported declines in California, Texas and New York job postings of 28 percent, 2 percent and 34 percent, respectively.
  • During 2019 and 2020, name-brand tech companies have chosen Fairfax County and Northern Virginia to expand their footprint: Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Google and Facebook all made location decisions in Fairfax County since Q2 2019.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:30pm

RESTON, Va., July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per outstanding share of common stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per outstanding share of common stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc.
  • The cash dividend is payable on September 30, 2020 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 15, 2020.
  • Leidos is a Fortune 500information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets.
  • Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020.

Leidos To Participate In The Jefferies 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 9:05pm

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science and technology company, will attend the Jefferies 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference webcast.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science and technology company, will attend the Jefferies 2020 Virtual Industrials Conference webcast.
  • Roger Krone, Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question and answer "fireside chat" on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at 1:15 p.m.
  • A live audio webcast of the event will be available on the Leidos Investor Relations website at http://ir.leidos.com .
  • Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020.

Leidos Adds HP, Palo Alto Networks, Dataiku, and Splunk to its Alliance Partner Network

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

RESTON, Va., July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science and technology leader, today announced it has selected four new companies for the Leidos Alliance Partner Network (LAPN) .

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science and technology leader, today announced it has selected four new companies for the Leidos Alliance Partner Network (LAPN) .
  • HP Inc. , Palo Alto Networks , and Splunk Inc. , have been selected as Leidos Technology Alliance Partners.
  • "We are excited to welcome Dataiku, HP, Palo Alto Networks, and Splunk to our growing team.
  • "We're very excited to advance our relationship with Leidos as a Technology Alliance Partner," said Todd Gustafson, president HP Federal LLC.

Acceptto Onboards Security Veteran Dr. John Zangardi to Board of Technical and Strategic Advisory

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 2:01pm

PORTLAND, Ore., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Acceptto , the leader in passwordless continuous authentication and technology, today welcomes Dr. John Zangardi, former CIO for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to its Board of Technical and Strategic Advisory.

Key Points: 
  • PORTLAND, Ore., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Acceptto , the leader in passwordless continuous authentication and technology, today welcomes Dr. John Zangardi, former CIO for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to its Board of Technical and Strategic Advisory.
  • Dr. Zangardi is currently the president of Redhorse Corporation and previously worked at Leidos as a senior vice president responsible for business initiatives and strategic partnerships.
  • "Whether your organization is a small business or a large enterprise, cybersecurity and controlling access will always be a top priority.
  • As a three-time CIO of large federal organizations, I recognize that the frequency of data breaches is increasing," said Dr. John Zangardi.

18 Leidos Employees Selected for 25th Annual Women of Color in STEM Awards

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

The awards recognize the outstanding achievements and development of female professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Key Points: 
  • The awards recognize the outstanding achievements and development of female professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • Two Leidos honorees, Regina Cer and Audrey Lambert, will be honored with the Technology Rising Star award.
  • This recognizes women with under 15 years in the workforce who are helping to shape technology for the future.
  • Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Awards Leidos High-Energy Rail Inspection Contract

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 9:05pm

The NII components will be integrated in Vista, Calif. and deployed to CBP high-energy rail inspection sites nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • The NII components will be integrated in Vista, Calif. and deployed to CBP high-energy rail inspection sites nationwide.
  • We are proud to provide this non-intrusive inspection technology and support CBP as they screen nearly $180 billion of rail freight each year."
  • Under the contract, Leidos will integrate, deploy, and train CBP staff to use its VACIS IR6500 high-energy rail inspection system.
  • In addition to this contract, Leidos holds separate non-intrusive inspection contracts with CBP as the end-user.

US Army Awards Leidos Task Order to Provide IEW&S System and Software Support

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:30pm

CECOM is the Army's materiel integrator for command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) readiness.

Key Points: 
  • CECOM is the Army's materiel integrator for command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) readiness.
  • Under the IEW&S contract, Leidos will provide system and software engineering support that will ensure reliability, maintainability, inter-operability, and configuration integrity of CECOM's modern platform sensor and electronic warfare systems.
  • Using its experience and investments in Secure Development Operations (SecDevOps), Leidos will implement its agile development process to the area of Post-Production and Post-Deployment Software Support.
  • Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020.