TOP 100: How Leidos runs its BD function

For this Q&A, Leidos' business development leader takes us inside the company's wins and how it makes those crucial decisions of when to and not to bid.

Leidos wins $358M Navy unmanned vehicle contract

The Medium Unmanned Underwater Vehicle is envisioned for two main purposes.

Protest ruling details why DISA chose Leidos for $11B IT contract

The Government Accountability Office highlights some of General Dynamics' own business decisions in structuring its bid.

Leidos wins DIA data architecture contract

The Defense Intelligence Agency is seeking to make data more accessible to users and automate time-consuming processes.

General Dynamics' $11B DOD 'Fourth Estate' IT protest denied

Barring more action, this lets Leidos proceed on its work for the 10-year Defense Enclave Services award and consolidate IT systems for 22 DOD agencies.

Back to square one for $28B nuclear management contract

The National Nuclear Security Administration is taking current global events into account as it develops new solicitations.

DHA awards $10B military medical research contract

Fifty-six companies will work with the agency to translate findings and innovations into medical practices for combat casualty care.

Leidos can identify inflation as a factor, but quantifying is harder

Companies like Leidos do have some aperture in their contracts to deal with inflation, but only so much.

NGA chooses 5 for $500M services contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is being cryptic about the actual work under a $500 million multiple-award contract.

Leidos elevates exec to lead Dynetics

The defense and space technology subsidiary will also get a new deputy group president in this transition, also from within Leidos' ranks.

General Dynamics can now proceed on its $4.5B NGA cloud win

The company had to wait out a protest from its largest competitor Leidos in the latest head-to-head showdown of many between them.

General Dynamics raises objections over $11B DOD IT award

General Dynamics IT is challenging Leidos' win of an $11.5 billion contract to consolidate IT services across all of the Defense Department's administrative and support agencies.

Denied protest offers lessons about hiring former feds

Important questions about hiring former government officials are raised in this lost protest over a $2.5 billion NASA enterprise IT contract, which all parties made reasonable arguments in.

Leidos adds former Army development command leader

Leidos' most recent leadership hire is a three-decade Army veteran who most recently oversaw its command responsible for several initiatives for science, technology and research-and-development initiatives.

Leidos, Guidehouse appoint new human resources chiefs

The pair are the latest government contractors to appoint new chief human resources officers—a sign of the attention companies are paying to talent.

Leidos takes $11B DOD 'Fourth Estate' IT contract

Leidos wins yet another one of the largest defense IT services and systems integration contract opportunities out there with the award of this $11.5 billion program at the Defense Information Systems Agency.

Five firms to vie for $250M in Navy aircrew tech supply work

The Navy makes awards on a $250 million contract covering the development of electronic warfare simulation and radar systems for aircrews.