Leidos Wins $71 Million For US Army Saturn Arch IED-Neutralizing Platform Sustainment

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Leidos Wins $71 Million For US Army Saturn Arch IED-Neutralizing Platform Sustainment
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Leidos was awarded a $71million contract for continued operations, sustainment and integration for the Saturn Arch quick reaction capability.

Work is expected to be completed by Sept. 16, 2019.

Saturn Arch, an aerial IED-neutralizing platform, has been made an enduring program relied upon daily by many units on the ground to keep their Soldiers and partners safe, has been permanently committed to continued service in support of US and International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan.

The Saturn Arch Program began in 2010, with an effort to implement intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities to a special aircraft fitted with state of the art sensor technology to identify and assist in removing IEDs from the battlefield in Afghanistan. 

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