Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNEĀ®Ā 500 science and technology leader, was recently awarded the Priority Services Scientific, Engineering, and Technical Assistance (PS-SETA) prime contract in support of the U.S.

Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, was recently awarded the Priority Services Scientific, Engineering, and Technical Assistance (PS-SETA) prime contract in support of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The competitive single-award hybrid contract includes a cost-plus fixed-fee, firm fixed-price and reimbursable cost line items. It holds a nine-month base period of performance and four one-year options. The contract has a total value of approximately $61.5 million if all options are exercised.

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"We are pleased to continue supporting CISA and provide the agency with proven technical expertise and capabilities," said Leidos Intelligence Group President Roy Stevens. "We look forward to helping the agency assist emergency responders and government officials as they work to keep America safe, secure and resilient."

Through this contract, Leidos will provide scientific, engineering and technical assistance to CISA. CISA's programs and services coordinate emergency communications planning and evaluation to prepare communities and ensure safety nationwide.

Leidos will provide technical expertise in priority telecommunications services systems engineering. This will accompany programs that provide specially designed telecommunications services for the national security and emergency preparedness community during a crisis or emergency. Leidos will also assist with the maintenance and support of the operational legacy priority services and support enhancements to similar services on new technology platforms.