Leidos: A New Realm in Homeland Security

Roger Krone, Chairman and CEO
The journey of Leidos dates back to 1969 when Dr. J. Robert Beyster quit his job as a nuclear physicist to solve the toughest science-based real-world problems of national importance. Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader creating enduring solutions to address challenges in homeland security, intelligence, defense, and other markets. Through its culture of innovation and decades of performance history, the company has developed deep customer trust built on integrity. Today, Leidos is a global, 43,000-employee strong Fortune 500 enterprise supporting vital missions for government and commercial customers. “For more than 50 years, Leidos’ mission has been to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. Today we are doubling down on that charter,” says Roger Krone, Chairman and CEO of Leidos.

Leidos understands the active role of IT in protecting the homeland, responding to threats and disasters, enforcing and administering laws, safeguarding cyberspace, and securing America’s borders. To this end, the company integrates, applies, and advances IT and supporting services to tackle today’s challenges and create a purposeful roadmap for the problems of tomorrow. Leidos helps the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and national agencies across the world achieve program objectives on time, in a cost-effective manner through its wide range of solutions and services.

With over 20 years of experience in critical law enforcement and the national security field, Leidos has developed robust systems that help customers identify unknown people and verify known people through their biometrics, biographics, and behaviors. From large-scale systems integration, design, and development of biometric solutions to technical evaluations, the company is integral to programs critical to the safety of citizens and the security of nations. On the other hand, Leidos has developed a skilled team, advanced capabilities, and a proven framework to proactively protect what matters most. Backed by expert cyber practitioners, the company helps with network defense program builds, insider and external threat detection and remediation, and industrial control system asset visibility and threat management.

As an industry leader in non-intrusive inspection, explosives and radiation detection, and categorization systems, Leidos offers VACIS® and RTR-4® cargo scanning systems, Reveal® baggage screening systems, and Exploranium® radiation sensing systems.

For more than 50 years, Leidos’ mission has been to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient

These systems support land, air, and maritime surveillance programs. Driven by its diverse and talented workforce, the company provides purpose-built solutions with cybersecurity as a standard, efficient project delivery, and end-user satisfaction to help customers achieve their missions and IT business goals. Besides, experts at Leidos analyze large, multimedia data sets with data-driven solutions to improve decision-making and business practices for customers. The company utilizes advanced data collection algorithms to ingest multi-source data and deliver visual, predictive analytics in both classified and unclassified environments. Leidos also delivers translation, transcription, and interpretation services to support intelligence missions.

What’s more, with extensive experience in chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defense, Leidos assists stakeholders with detection, identification, protection, decontamination, diagnostics, and data modeling. Agencies across the world turn to Leidos for trusted IT and administrative function outsourcing, as well as communications support services. The company also excels in aviation fleet management, complex systems integration, and move add change (MAC) management by providing Complex Logistics with Advanced Multi-Modal Solutions.

Committed to delivering solutions that transform business and change the world, Leidos develops and applies technology to solve customers’ most pressing challenges. The company engages and empowers its diverse and valued team to foster a culture of creativity and growth. Leidos’ mission, vision, and values are demonstrated by all its employees, who help customers execute critical missions. “As we continue to grow as an enterprise, we must adjust to the changes we will see in our addressable markets. Our ability to remain flexible and agile in addressing customer needs is vital to our success,” notes Krone.


Reston, VA

Roger Krone, Chairman and CEO

Leidos is a global 43,000-employee Fortune 500 enterprise supporting vital missions for government and commercial customers