Lockheed Martin Wins Role on Army Software and Systems Engineering Contract
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 17, 2012 – The U.S. Army selected Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] to compete for task orders through a new Software and Systems Engineering Services Next Generation (SSES NexGen) program.
The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract will support the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) community across the Department of Defense and in civilian agencies.
“Timely, actionable information saves lives. Lockheed Martin’s focus for SSES NexGen is to provide warfighters in the field with reliable software and technical solutions that help them complete their missions effectively and safely,” said Judy Burke, vice president of mission support at Lockheed Martin’s Global Training and Logistics business.
Ten other prime contractors were selected to compete for projects through SSES NexGen. The program has a $7 billion ceiling value over five years.
Lockheed Martin supports numerous software development and sustainment projects for the Army Communications-Electronics Command’s Software Engineering Center, including the Distributed Common Ground System, the Reprogramming Analysis Team, Ground Station Branch, Communications Software Support and the Sensors Branch Software Support programs. These efforts directly support deployed U.S. and coalition troops.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 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 net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.