SEABROOK, Md., April 8 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has won a $324 million personnel information technology contract from the U.S. Air Force.
Lockheed Martin said in a statement last week that the U.S. Air Force had picked it as its "strategic partner for personnel service delivery transformation." The company said the work would involve producing a new long-range strategic personnel plan. Lockheed Martin will also produce the required expertise to run and control the U.S. Air Force's personnel IT systems.
The contract is valued at $234 million and it is for U.S. Air Force Personnel Services Delivery Transformation-Strategic Partnership, the company said. It was agreed by both parties to be a singe award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity eight-year contract.
The PSDT-SP project involves integrating the work that was previously done through 25 smaller contracts. The new concept was developed by the U.S. Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel & services in order to modernize and streamline the Air Force personnel service delivery model through business process re-engineering.
Lockheed Martin said it had joined forces with several other major transformation and IT companies including Booz Allen Hamilton, Reston, Va.; CTalk Inc. -- OCTalk, King of Prussia, Pa.; Exeter Government Services, Beavercreek, Ohio; and several San Antonio-based companies such as Diversified Technical Services, Inc.; dNovus RDI; Karta Technologies Inc.; STG Inc.; AnviCom/Command Federal; and FEDITC LLC.
Steve Lubniewski, president of the Enterprise Solutions & Services business unit at Lockheed Martin, said, "As a long-term partner with the Air Force Personnel Center, Lockheed Martin has a deep knowledge of what it takes to maintain the current Military Personnel Data System environment.
"The Lockheed Martin team will ensure that current operations are maintained during this major transformation. Throughout this period we will deliver the continuous positive service and support the men and women of the Air Force expect and receive as they serve our country around the world," Lubniewski said.