Lockheed Martin Wins IT Contract to Support Defense Media Activity
Seabrook, Md., 10/28/2008 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been selected by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to provide Information Technology support across its Defense Media Activity (DMA) organization. The contract has a one year base period and three one-year options with a base ceiling of $14.2 million and a total program value of $59 million if all options are exercised.
Under the new DMA-Wide contract, Lockheed Martin will continue providing IT services to these and several other activities that now fall under the DMA, including the Defense Imagery Management Operations Centers located at Riverside, CA, and Tobyhanna, PA, and the Joint Combat Camera Center, Pentagon, Arlington, VA. The company also provides support to the DMA armed services elements located in Crystal City, VA (Army), Anacostia, MD (Navy), and San Antonio, TX (Air Force).The DMA was created by the Department of Defense (DoD) on Oct. 1, 2008 to modernize and streamline media operations by consolidating military Service and DoD media components into a single, integrated and transformed organization, allowing for a more efficient, timely, responsive and comprehensive distribution of information products and services to the DoD and the public through both traditional and emerging media technologies.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that 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.