Leidos Wins Prime Contract With Department of Homeland Security

Leidos, a global science and technology solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to provide systems administration and maintenance services for X-ray and imaging technology. This hybrid firm fixed-price time and materials contract has a one-year base period of performance, and includes four one-year options. If all options are exercised, the contract carries a total value of approximately $155 million.

Under this award, Leidos will help the CBP’s efforts in securing the Nation’s borders, by providing post-warranty support for fielded technology. This includes Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) gamma imaging and X-ray equipment like Leidos’ VACIS inspection systems, Radiation Portal Monitors (RPM), and Radiation Isotope Identification Devices (RIID). Through the company’s maintenance and support efforts, the CBP will be able to better maintain operational readiness and ensure the equipment is functioning appropriately.

"We are pleased to continue our support of the CBP mission by providing critical administration and maintenance services," said Tim Reardon, President of Leidos Intelligence and Homeland Security. "Through our efforts, the CBP will be better able to secure land border crossings, airports, seaports, and rail crossings within the United States and abroad."

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