GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has contracted Lockheed Martin to support the Defense Enterprise Computing Center Transition.
U.S. company Lockheed Martin was awarded the contract from the Air Force's Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts. Under the four-year, $36 million deal, Lockheed Martin will support the Global Broadcast Service Satellite Broadcast Management DECC Transition.
The transition program is part of an effort to provide soldiers deployed around the world with the Global Broadcast Service technology, which distributes satellite-based streaming of video, files, and intelligence among other mission-critical data.
"Lockheed Martin is thrilled to be working with the Air Force on a service that impacts the lives of warfighters every day," John Mengucci, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services-Defense president, said in a statement.
"Global Broadcast Service will allow us to apply the broad range of our capabilities from hardware and software architecture to seamlessly transitioning operational systems."