Leidos awarded $206M NGA contract for geospatial processing modernization

Leidos has been awarded a contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Exploitation Services Program to sustain and modernize geospatial processing. The single award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, known as Maru, has a ceiling value of $206 million over a five-year period.

Under the Maru contract, Leidos will provide mission software development, sustainment and technology insertion, testing and user-acceptance, and enterprise deployment of analytical capabilities for geospatial processing. The systems will support NGA’s day-to-day operations, including imagery and geospatial analysis, as well as data and imagery science.

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