Lockheed Martin to Reach Two Decades of IT Support to Air Force Air Mobility Command
O’FALLON, Ill., 10/29/2010 --
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is set to surpass the two decade milestone of information technology support to the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command (AMC) Directorate of Logistics with the recent award of a $65 million task order. The award consists of one base year and four option years and is a task order under the GSA Alliant indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity vehicle.
Support on the task order includes IT infrastructure services and sustainment, program management, and software and database development and management. Lockheed Martin employees are located across 17 AMC bases providing IT support to aircraft maintenance groups, as well as desktop and network support to AMC headquarters. Under the task order, Lockheed Martin also provides programming and subject matter expertise for IT related issues.
"AMC is an important and longstanding Lockheed Martin customer, and we're proud of our 19 years of continuous service to the command," said DeEtte Gray, Vice President for IT Services at Information Services & Global Solutions-Defense. "We are excited about this relationship and look forward to continuing our partnership will into the future. We have a strong IT services business where our people truly understand the mission of our customers and deliver critical solutions."
Support is provided at AMC Headquarters at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., and at 16 other locations, including all AMC bases, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 133,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's 2009 sales from continuing operations were $44.0 billion.