Leidos Nabs $51M in DHS Orders
Leidos [LDOS] has received two awards from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for various services. The largest award, a task order worth up to $34 million over five years, requires the company to provide scientific, engineering and technical solutions to the Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications, including support for programs that provide specially designed telecommunications services for the national security and emergency preparedness community during all conditions of crisis or emergency. The award was made under the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle. The OEC support communications used by emergency responders and government officials. Separately, the Transportation Security Administration awarded Leidos a potential $17 million contract extension to continue providing management, information technology support, and engineering services in support of Transportation Security Equipment at airports, agency warehouses, and testing facilities. The award has a five year performance period.
Coast Guard Awards Lockheed Martin $19M for PAWSS
Lockheed Martin [LMT] has received a potential five-year, $19.4 million follow-on contract from the Coast Guard to provide support services for the Ports and Waterways Safety System (PAWSS). The work will be limited to the company’s Maritime Traffic Management software, which is the core command and control software within PAWSS. The management platform consolidates, processes and displays data from various remote sensors, including radar, Automatic Identification System, to allow the Coast Guard to perform federally-mandated maritime vessel traffic management activities in nine U.S. ports. The contract was sole source.
DISA Awards $163M Endpoint Security Task Order to CSRA
The Department of Defense is building on its endpoint security effort with a potential $163 million task order to CSRA Inc. [CSRA] to integrate cyber management capabilities for the department’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Under the deal, CSRA will work with Microsoft [MSFT] and McAfee to manage security tools for DISA’s Endpoint Security Solution (ESS) Integrator Support (IS) program. The task order contains a one-year base period, with four one-year follow-up options. “CSRA leads the industry as the top partner for the U.S. military through cutting-edge cyber services, training, and cloud integration. This award further solidifies our relationship with DISA, and we look forward to supporting its mission for years to come,” says Ken Deutsch, head of the company’s defense group, in a statement. CSRA will work with McAfee to develop hardening and containment solutions for the Microsoft cyber security software utilized by DISA’s endpoint program.
DHS Awards Contracts for Security Guard Services
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded two contracts to Paragon Systems to provide security guard services for federal facilities in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. For North Carolina, the company received a potential $44 million contract. The potential value of the contract for services in Pennsylvania is $64.7 million.