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Leidos Awarded Army Contract for Driver Training Simulation Systems

RESTON, Va., Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (LDOS) has won a prime contract from the U.S. Department of the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to finalize and launch 14 Common Driver Trainer (CDT) systems. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a two-year base period of performance and one sixteen-month option. If all options are exercised, the contract is worth more than $10 million.

The simulators include student training stations, after action review and assistant driver stations. In addition, there are four instructor operator stations. The CDT systems will be completed at Leidos' state-of-the-art 42,000 square-foot Lee Vista Integration Facility in Orlando, Florida. After completion, the systems will be delivered to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

CDT simulation provides training in critical driver or crew tasks that are either time consuming, resource constrained or too dangerous to conduct on actual equipment...