LAUREL, Md., June 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted Lockheed Martin to manage the Field Logistics Readiness Center at Fort Bragg, N.C.
U.S. company Lockheed Martin was awarded the contract as part of the Field and Installation Readiness Support Team contract vehicle. Under the $203 million deal, Lockheed Martin will support the Army Forces Command and the Army Materiel Command at the Field Logistics Readiness Center.
Officials say Lockheed Martin will provide maintenance, material and logistics services among other tasks as part of the contract.
"Lockheed Martin is honored to be supporting the U.S. Army through the Fort Bragg Field Logistics Readiness Center" Carey Smith, Lockheed Martin Technical Services vice president, said in a statement.
"The Field Logistics Readiness Center provides critical logistics augmentation to Fort Bragg and the surrounding area. We look forward to delivering the responsiveness and flexibility that the U.S. Army requires and we're glad the Army put its trust in Lockheed Martin for this important work."