Lockheed Martin Wins Navy Information Assurance Technical Support Services Contract
Gaithersburg, Md., 05/22/2008 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has been selected by the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center - Charleston to provide information assurance technical support services for the Joint Medical Information System. The one year, $36.8 million contract includes network security engineering, certification, test and evaluation, systems engineering and integration, independent verification and validation, integration and maintenance/repair services, and information assurance support.
The Lockheed Martin approach is to deliver these services with a proven team that will provide the most experienced people and right solutions at a competitive price, said Carey Smith, Vice President Technical Services at Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Services. Our team's strong performance on similar information assurance jobs will be leveraged, as well as Lockheed Martin's Center for Innovation and Information Assurance Centers of Practice. Through our commitment to cyber security, we are focused on securing our nation's most critical assets and eliminating vulnerabilities.
As part of the contract, Lockheed Martin will assist the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Charleston and the Naval Network Warfare Command with work in cryptographic repair and modernization, network operations and security, computer network defense, security life cycle management, identity management, public key infrastructure, and secure network infrastructure for SPAWAR. The work will be performed in Charleston, S.C. and other locations worldwide.
We are committed to a full partnership with SPAWAR and ensuring mission success for this critical program, Smith said.
If all options are exercised over a five-year period the contract may be worth up to $189.8 million.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion.