Leidos delivers $53 million Navy mission order to research fighter performance; Liz Porter quoted

Leidos secured a potential $53 million, 66-month order from the U.S. Navy for study the performance of fighters in air, water and special warfare situations and help increase their survivability in the mentioned environments.

The company said Wednesday it will collect and analyze data, perform statistical analysis, and provide computer programming and scientific reporting services under the Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity task order issued by the Fort Detachment. Detrick of the Naval Medical Readiness Logistics Command. .

Research will focus on human cognitive and physical factors related to military aviation, space, underwater and special missions, including motion sickness, aeromedical standards, hypoxia, fatigue and safety Aerial.

Leidos will perform work at the Naval Medical Research Unit in Dayton, Ohio.

The contract will have a base period of one year, four option years and an additional extension period of six months.

“Our research support will help the Dayton Naval Medical Research Unit identify environmental health effects before combatant performance is compromised,” said Liz Porter, president of Leidos Health Group.

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