Leidos wins $21M contract to support critical analysis, simulation efforts

Leidos has won a $21 million contract to provide the Air Force with critical analysis and simulation efforts.

Under the contract, the company will provide advanced technology exploration, development and research into optical beam control in the presence of atmospheric turbulence to develop, simulate, analyze, and characterize beam control systems for laser propagation and laser communication.

Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and is expected to be completed in January 2021.

Leidos was the only bidder on this contract, the Defense Department said in a release.

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