Leidos Awarded $11.9 Million to Support U.S. Army Saturn Arch Program2020-08-052020-08-05https://staging.taktikz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/taktikz-Original.jpgtaktik(z) GDIhttps://staging.taktikz.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/taktikz-Original.jpg200px200px
Leidos Inc. was awarded an $11.9 million contract modification to support the U.S. Army Saturn Arch Aerial Intelligence Systems Quick Reaction Capability Program.
The contract modification, W58RGZ-20-C-0024 – P00001, is for the continued system operations and sustainment services and test and training services in support of the Saturn Arch program. This modification was awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) at Redstone Arsenal (RSA), Alabama. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Army) funds for the modification amount were obligated at the time of the award.
Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia; Bridgewater, Virginia; and Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of March 16, 2024.
The U.S. Army’s Saturn Arch Program began in 2010, with an effort to implement intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to a special aircraft fitted with state of the art sensor technology to identify and assist in removing improvised-explosive devices (IEDs) from the battlefield in Afghanistan.
The Saturn Arch system is based on the Bombardier Dash-8 twin-turboprop aircraft. The aerial IED-neutralizing platform was initially operate by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) but was later transferred to the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM).