Leidos Joins Forces to Pursue NGEN-R Service Management, Integration and Transport Program
RESTON, Va. — Leidos has joined forces with IBM, Unisys and Verizon Enterprise Solutions to pursue the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Networks Recompete (NGEN-R) Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMI&T) program, the company announced in a Feb. 5 release.
The team brings decades of experience supporting the federal government’s evolving information technology (IT) needs. Combined, the team offers commercial best practices through research and development innovation, technology leadership, and the security expertise needed to provide a smooth transition to a future system that will achieve the Navy’s critical modernization mission.
Leidos is the largest government systems integrator and the top provider of IT services and technical solutions to the U.S. federal government. IBM has a track record of pioneering innovation, and houses one of the world’s largest research and development organizations. Unisys builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most digitally demanding businesses and governments on earth. Verizon Enterprise Solutions is a leading provider of IT solutions to the federal government, and is continually recognized for its portfolio of security, wireless, and network services.
NGEN-R SMI&T will provide IT and support services to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, Marine Corps Enterprise Network, and the Outside of the Continental United States Navy Enterprise Network. The team’s breadth of experience and history of mission-focused IT solutions demonstrates its capability to support the Navy and Marines’ global operations.
“Leidos is a leading global solutions integrator with a prominent portfolio among the international federal IT solutions and service providers,” said Roger Krone, Leidos chairman and chief executive officer. “The merger with Lockheed Martin’s former Information Systems & Global Solutions Business strengthened our scale to provide cost-effective, agile, and ‘speed to mission’ capabilities that solve our customers’ most challenging problems. The Leidos team offers unmatched execution excellence, proven engineering rigor, and business analytics that can expertly support the Navy’s critical missions anytime and anywhere.”