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Leidos to provide F-16 avionics support for US Air Force

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Leidos will provide F-16 avionics support for the US Air Force (Source Lockheed Martin Corporation)

Leidos has been awarded a prime contract by the US Air Force Sustainment Center to provide single-point integration services for F-16 fighter jet avionics shops. 

Leidos has been awarded a prime contract by the US Air Force Sustainment Center to provide single-point integration services for F-16 fighter jet avionics shops. 

The single-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a three-year base period, two one-year option periods, and a total contract ceiling of US$620 million. Work will take place at Hill Air Force base in Utah.

Leidos will support the Air Force Avionics Intermediate Shop Product Support Integration program. Under the contract, Leidos will be an independent non-manufacturing product support integrator for the Air Force’s F-16 avionics shops that perform maintenance on the electronics of the fighter aircraft.

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"Ensuring our customer has what is needed to keep their F-16 fleet in the air requires expert product support and logistics through integrated services at a large scale," said Aaron Bedrowsky, Leidos senior vice president, operations and logistics solutions.

Additional services include the sustainment and procurement of test program set system hardware and software, and management of automated test equipment components and support equipment for the F-16. 

Leidos technical experts will manage the sustainment of over 300 critical assets. Work will support seven USAF major commands, participating European air forces, and foreign military sales countries. 

Bedrowsky was excited about the support Leidos would be providing the US Air Force.

"Leidos will be providing world-class management services and logistics solutions for their Air Force’s critical mission of keeping F-16s at the ready," he said.

Stephen Kuper

Stephen Kuper

Steve has an extensive career across government, defence industry and advocacy, having previously worked for cabinet ministers at both Federal and State levels.

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