Supplier Diversity


It is Lockheed Martin policy that its business areas will conduct socioeconomic subcontracting programs in recognition of compelling moral, social and economic necessity. It is also policy to facilitate the achievement of its negotiated subcontracting goals by developing the capabilities of, and pursuing opportunities to award subcontracts and other procurements to small, small disadvantaged, women, veteran, and historically black and tribally owned colleges and universities, and other minority institutions.

Not sure if your company is a U.S. Small Business?
Click here to view the small business reference guide. International suppliers should learn about their country's requirements and contacts through web page sites listed on our International page. United Kingdom suppliers should send an email message describing their capabilities to for additional in-country visibility.


Veterans Corner
We’re committed to providing veterans with business and training opportunities when they no longer wear the uniform.  


Supplier Training Excellence Program (STEP)
Visit our supplier excellence program page, a collection of educational resources for small businesses. LEARN MORE.


Doorway to Innovation
Share and innovation or partner with us on a Small Business Innovation Research Program project. READ MORE


Who’s Knocking
When we say ‘Who’s Knocking’ we mean diverse suppliers who deliver high quality and innovative solutions. READ MORE


Government Outreach Programs
Learn more about Lockheed Martin's commitment to existing Government Outreach Programs. READ MORE.  



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2017 Events Calendar
Our small business representatives will be at the following national and local events:

  National 8(a) 2016 Winter Conference
Orlando, FL
2/22   2017 DFW Veterans Summit & Procurement Fair
Grapevine, TX
2/23   Marshall Small Business Alliance Meeting
Huntsville, TX
3/7   JPL Industry Day Presents NASA: Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Industry Day
Pasadena, CA
3/7-9   AIA Supplier Management Council
Seattle, WA
3/8-10   SoCAL Aerospace B2B Matchmaking Conference
Los Angeles, CA
National RES Conference
Las Vegas, NV
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities
Philadelphia, PA
4/26   2017 HUBZone SB Summit
Philadelphia, PA
5/15-17   National SBIR/STTR Conference
Washington, DC
5/25   Florida Small Business Development Center
Orlando, FL
Florida 8(a) Alliance Annual Federal Contracting Conference
Orlando, FL