Lockheed tapped for Navy IT support

June 1, 2012 at 2:23 PM

HERNDON, Va., June 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has chosen Lockheed Martin to provide information technology services and command center technology.

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multi-award contract for integrated command and control engineering and technical support services for Navy command centers is worth more than $144 million if all options are exercised.

It was issued by U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic and includes work for other U.S. Department of Defense agencies.

"We are excited to be part of this team, including several small businesses, and to bring our Mission on Demand capabilities in support of the many customers served through the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center-Atlantic and the local community," said Tom Gordon, vice president of Advanced Programs for Lockheed Martin's IS&GS-National team.

"Our key technologies align directly with SSC Atlantic's focus in providing the best products and services to the fleet and many other Defense Department customers."

Lockheed said services to be provided under the contract include program management, technical engineering support and integrated logistics support. Other services covered are configuration and data management support, direct customer support, and security engineering support.

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