Electromagnetic system R&D contract won by Leidos

RESTON, Va. U.S. Air Force officials tasked Leidos to provide research and development (R&D) for electromagnetic systems under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $38 million. This cost-plus-fixed-fee IDIQ contract has a five-year base period of performance that includes an initial cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for $11 million.

Under contract, engineers will research the development of (HPEM) technology with the goal of producing and advancing next generation HPEM sources. Milestones include establishing a program and research facility, conducting component research, and working with the government and other researchers toward their HPEM objectives. Leidos will also provide diagnostic and , as well as laboratory preparation work.

Work will primarily be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. for the Air Force Research Laboratory.

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