Leidos Helping Carrier Strike Groups
The U.S. Navy awarded Leidos Inc. of Reston, Virginia (NYSE: LDOS) a $22.6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Mission Planning Aids Rev. A.
L3 Harris to Deliver Modernized Radios
The U.S. Navy awarded L-3 Telemetry and Radio Frequency Products of San Diego, part of L3 Harris Technologies Inc. (NYSE: LHS), a $15.3 million modification to a previously awarded contract. This modification exercises an option for the production and delivery of 255 modernized radios, to include 228 for the Navy and 27 for the government of the United Kingdom. Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed in November 2023.
Weapons System Work Goes to Serco
The U.S. Navy awarded Serco Inc. of Herndon, Virginia, a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covering the Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) Alteration Installation Team. The deal is worth up to $64.4 million. This contract provides support in performing the functions of an alteration installation team with the installation of ship alterations, ship change documents, and ordnance alterations as related to the CIWS on Navy, Army, Coast Guard and Foreign Military Sales vessels. Some 30% of the work, valued at up to $19.3 million, will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed in January 2027. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division at Indian Head, Maryland, awarded the contract, announced on Jan. 31.
Serco North America’s parent company is Serco PLC, based in the United Kingdom. The business employs 9,000 people in the Americas.
Progeny Steps Up for Subs, Carriers
The U.S. Navy awarded Progeny Systems Corp., a small business based in Manassas, Virginia, a $16.1 million modification to previously awarded contract to exercise options for engineering and technical services for Navy submarines and aircraft carriers via the software infrastructure and build process. The contractor will also install Nosis production builds on designated afloat, ashore and mobile platforms. Some 2% of the work, valued at $322,000, will be performed in San Diego. Work is expected to be completed by January 2023.