Lockheed Martin Wins Role on U.S. Air Force's Europe Advisory and Assistance Contract
Greenbelt, M.d., 07/06/2009 -- Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] has been selected to compete for future task orders under the U.S. Air Forces Europe Advisory and Assistance Services contract.
The Corporation is one of two awardees for this indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. The contract has a one-year base and four one-year option periods, and a Lockheed Martin ceiling of $375 million.
"We are excited about the opportunity to support the Air Force's mission in Europe," said Lockheed Martin IS&GS-Defense President, John Mengucci. "I am confident that we will be able to provide USAFE with a cost effective program and a full range of management solutions."
The contract gives USAFE flexibility to obtain engineering and technical services, and management and professional support for operations in England, Germany, Italy, Kosovo, Bosnia, and Africa. Lockheed Martin's teammates include CIBER, Inc. of Greenwood Village, Colo.; TEAM Integrated Engineering, Inc. of San Antonio, Texas; and MacAulay Brown, Inc. of Dayton, Ohio.
USAFE, with headquarters at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is a major command of the U.S. Air Force. It is also the air component of the U.S. European Command, a Department of Defense unified command. USAFE directs air operations in a theater spanning three continents and covering more than eight million square miles.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 146,000 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 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.