HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT
Leidos nabs $12M contract to support animal disease center
- By Mark Hoover
- May 28, 2014
Leidos has won a $12 million contract with the Homeland Security Department to support the Science and Technology Agricultural Scientific Program at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center.
The mission of the program is to strengthen U.S. security and resiliency by providing knowledge products and innovative technology solutions, the company said in a release.
Under the contract, Leidos will provide planning, program management support and oversight for the development of vaccines, diagnostics and other countermeasures to mitigate the impact of Foreign Animal Diseases.
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