Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) to continue to provide research and development support services to the Warfighter Performance department. The single-award cost-plus-fixed fee follow-on contract has a ten-month base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract ceiling of approximately $29 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif.
The NHRC Warfighter Performance department conducts research related to the measurement, maintenance, restoration, enhancement, and modeling of human performance in military operational environments. Under the contract, Leidos will leverage its expertise in science and technology to support the NHRC in maximizing the operational performance and enhance warfighter resilience, both physiological and psychological, as well as improve assessment, diagnosis, and advanced rehabilitation strategies to optimize warfighter reset to optimize mission readiness. Specifically, the Leidos Naval Health team will conduct medical research, development, testing, evaluation, and surveillance to enhance deployment readiness of Department of Defense personnel worldwide.
“We are pleased to continue supporting the Naval Health Research Center and providing the scientific and technical expertise to help ensure our military personnel are ready for duty, and can perform at the highest levels – both physically and psychologically,” said Leidos Group President Jon Scholl.