Science and technology company Leidos has been awarded a new prime contract by the Federal Aviation Administration to modernize its safety analysis tools and capabilities through the development of the Operational Analysis and Reporting System, or OARS.
This single-award contract has an approximate total value of $64 million and includes a 4-year base period with two 2-year options. Work will be based out of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Morgantown, West Virginia.
“Leidos is proud to work with the FAA to modernize their safety systems,” said Fran Hill, senior vice president of Leidos Transportation Solutions. “By leveraging our team’s vast safety knowledge, cloud modernization experience and innovative technologies, the FAA will accelerate their vision for the future.”
OARS will support the Air Traffic Organization’s Safety Management System by proactively defining, identifying, assessing, treating and tracking the mitigation of safety risks.
Through this contract, Leidos will leverage its robust capabilities, including cloud adoption framework, SecDevOps and continuous integration and continuous delivery processes to migrate and enhance safety services.