Leidos to provide R&D services for Air Force Research Lab under $49M contract

Leidos has won a $49 million contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory to provide research and development and testing services in support of the Threat Warning and Countermeasures program.

The Threat Warning and Countermeasures program calls includes the development of techniques for detection of missile, laser and hostile fire threats and the validation of countermeasures for these threats.

Under the contract, Leidos will provide research and development and perform testing infrared countermeasure response and integrated threat warning including missile warning, laser warning, and hostile fire indication, the company said in a release.

Work will be performed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by December 2020.

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