Leidos gets prime contract to support helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft for Afghanistan Air Force

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the US Army to support the Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) and Special Mission Wing (SMW) helicopter and fixed-wing fleets, the company said.

Work will be performed in Kabul, Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020 at a total potential contract value up to USD 728 million.

Through the Afghanistan Contractor Logistics Support contract, Leidos will deliver all flight operations, maintenance, and logistics, and will provide mentoring for the AAF and SMW to operate and maintain aircraft. Leidos has applied its logistics and operations expertise in Afghanistan to support the AAF and SMW, while also providing aviation services to the customer.

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500® science and technology solutions and services leader working to solve the world´s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company´s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately USD 7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.