Leidos to provide environmental and mission operations support for US Navy, USMC aircraft

8 April 2015 (Last Updated April 8th, 2015 18:30)

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic has awarded a prime contract to Leidos Engineering for environmental planning and mission operations support for US Navy and Marine Corps aircraft.

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic has awarded a prime contract to Leidos Engineering for environmental planning and mission operations support for US Navy and Marine Corps aircraft.

The single-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract has been estimated to be approximately $50m, for a five-year performance period ending in 2020.

As part of the contract, Leidos will manage complex National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation for proposed actions related to infrastructure with respect to aircraft home basing issues.

Leidos environmental science and engineering operation senior vice-president and operations manager Laura Obloy said: "For more than 30 years, Leidos has supported Department of Defense clients with our full-spectrum environmental services, including compliance, planning and restoration.

"Our broad range of experience and capabilities will support aircraft mission readiness, while ensuring environmental protection into the future."

"Our broad range of experience and capabilities will support aircraft mission readiness, while ensuring environmental protection into the future."

Leidos will also be responsible for analysing home basing of aircraft, construction, renovation and demolition services of airfield facilities and infrastructure base realignment and closure actions and proposed operational actions related to aircraft home basing.

Contract tasks will primarily take place in NAVFAC Atlantic's area of responsibility (AOR) and adjacent waters in the US, Caribbean, Europe and North Africa.