Leidos wins Airways New Zealand contract to modernize air traffic management systems

Reston, Virginia-based Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a contract by Airways New Zealand to replace the current air traffic management (ATM) platforms with Leidos´ SkyLine X system, the company said.

The single-award firm fixed-price contract has a four-year period of performance and 15 years of maintenance support. Work will be performed in the United States and New Zealand.

The Leidos SkyLine X system will replace Airways´ two existing ATM platforms. The new ATM system will allow Airways to implement a new operating model as well as take advantage of advances in tools to optimize the air traffic system and staff deployment.

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions and services provider working in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company´s 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. The company reported annual revenues of approximately USD 7.04bn for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016.