Lockheed Martin Awarded $89 Million Navy Fallon and Yuma Contract
SEABROOK, MD, January 14th, 1999 -- The United States Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract for operation and maintenance of systems, equipment and facilities at the Fallon, Nevada and Yuma, Arizona Tactical Training Ranges. The contract value is $88.5 million for five years, which includes a $14.5 base-year value and four one-year options. Lockheed Martin's Systems Support & Training Services will be responsible for operation and maintenance (O&M) of electronic warfare ranges, electronic combat threats, jammers, communications, optical equipment and will assist in the development of tactics for Navy and Marine aircrew training using the Integrated Air Defense (IADS). This program is a consolidation of the Yuma and Fallon Tactical Aircrew Combat Training Systems (TACTS) and Electronic Warfare (EW) Ranges. "We look forward to continued support of the Navy's aircrew training mission," said David J. Posek, president of Lockheed Martin Systems Support & Training Services. "This is a significant accomplishment in that it strengthens our overall position in training and range operations for the Navy." In addition to the work performed in Fallon and Yuma, there will be work in California at El Centro, Mirimar, and Lemoore. Lockheed Martin Systems Support & Training Services, part of the Technology Services Group, is a business unit of the Corporation's Information & Services Sector. Systems Support & Training Services provides state-of-the- art professional and technical support in training, simulation and electronic systems.