Lockheed Martin Wins Defense Agency IDIQ Contract to Standardize IT Architecture, Perform Services

SEABROOK, Md. , Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for a single award indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract to provide IT modernization services. Three...


SEABROOK, Md. , Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for a single award indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract to provide IT modernization services. Three initial task orders were awarded and valued at $62 million. The company will migrate the Agency's multiple legacy Information Technology architectures into a standard, flexible, and central architecture.

The three task orders include Core Services, DTRA Integration, Test and Experimentation Center and Enterprise Architecture. The orders call for enterprise IT services that include help desk, end user support, network engineering, IT installation and administration. Lockheed Martin will also be responsible for design and engineering, knowledge management and usability engineering. The overall IDIQ contract has a period of performance of five years, plus one five-year option period, with a ceiling of $475 million.

"This contract marks the beginning of an important trusted partnership between Lockheed Martin and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency," said Steve Lubniewski , president of Enterprise Solutions & Services, a Lockheed Martin business unit specializing in government business and mission Information Technology solutions. "Through the use of innovative best practices, process discipline, and collaboration, we commit to helping DTRA meet its IT architecture and service goals in support of its vital mission."

Under the Agency-wide IT Services and Support contract, Lockheed Martin will create a centralized, controlled office automation and networking backbone infrastructure including networks, servers, routers, and telecommunications equipment. The work will be performed principally at Fort Belvoir, Va. Lockheed Martin will work to provide a seamless transition as it moves to create a set of flexible standards based on desktop and mobile computing environments, ensuring the outcome of one cohesive enterprise IT solution.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is a combat support agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, assigned the mission of safeguarding the United States and its allies from weapons of mass destruction (WMD -- chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive weapons) by providing capabilities to reduce, eliminate, and counter the threat and mitigate its effects.

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."

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