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
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
"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
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