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Leidos Awarded Contract By NATO Support Agency

21 Apr 2014
Solutions Company to Develop and Maintain Fuel Monitoring System RESTON, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Support Agency (NSPA) to manage the NATO Fuel Monitoring System (NFMS). The single-award, firm-fixed-price contract has a ten-month base period of performance, five one-year options, and a total value of approximately $13 million, if all options are exercised. Varec Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos, will perform work at various locations outside the continental United States. The NSPA is NATO's integrated l...

Leidos Named "Best for Vets" Employer By Military Times

16 Apr 2014
Company Recognized for Culture and Policies Supporting Veterans RESTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has been named as one of the "Best for Vets" Employers for 2014 by Military Times. The list honors 59 companies that most successfully focus on culture and policies that support military veterans. Employers were scored on a nearly 90-question analysis of a company's efforts to connect with veterans and provide an environment for success. Leidos, which ranked # 35 on the list, operates a dedicated military veteran outreach program, Operation MVP. Through the program, Leidos teams with military ...

Leidos Showcases GeoRover®, Airborne ISR and Geospatial Intelligence Solutions at GEOINT* 2013 Symposium

10 Apr 2014
RESTON, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will demonstrate GeoRover®, Airborne ISR and Geospatial Intelligence Solutions among other capabilities at the GEOINT 2013* Symposium, to be held on April 14-17, 2014 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla.  "GEOINT is an ideal opportunity to showcase the innovative geospatial intelligence technology solutions at Leidos, which are shaping the future of defense and national intelligence," said Lou Von Thaer, President of the Leidos National Security Sector.   Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader working to help address challenges facing national security, health and engineering.  With approximately ...

Leidos Sponsors 2014 West Point Leads Workshop

8 Apr 2014
Company to Provide Sponsorship and Volunteers for Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM Program (Reston, Va.) April 8, 2014 – Leidos [NYSE:LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is sponsoring the Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM workshop, hosted by West Point Society of DC (WPSDC) and administered and funded through Seeds of Humanity Foundation, at Howard University, one of the premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities, on April 11, 2014. Over 40 schools are expected to send more than 220 educator and student delegates in grades 7-12. The largest of the 120 West Point Societies worldwide, the WPSDC’s...

Leidos Sponsors 2014 FIRST® Championship

7 Apr 2014
Company Continues to Support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education RESTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is continuing its longstanding commitment with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Leidos is funding more than 120 teams, 38 of which are FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) teams, providing employee coaches and mentors, and sponsoring elementary, middle and high school competitions across the country in regions with Leidos offices. In addition, Leidos is sponsoring 10 regi...