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.  

Twitter Chat: Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses
Tuesday, October 10 at 3:00 pm ET

In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, join us on Tuesday, October 10 at 3:00 pm ET for a Twitter chat on cybersecurity tips for small businesses. In addition to helpful advice, tips, and tricks, we’ll be asking leading experts about emerging threats every small business owner needs to know about. Follow along and share your ideas using the hashtag #SBAchat.

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

10/2   NASA Industry Forum
Newport News, VA
10/3-4   WIPP Annual Meeting
Washington, DC


  Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges
Tampa, FL

  National HUBZone Conference
Chantilly, VA

  Supplier Contracting Symposium
Corbin, KY

  NMSDC Conference
Detroit, MI

  NASA KSC Exposition
Port Canaveral, FL


  Women's Business Council - Southwest Harvesting Partnerships
Grapevine, TX

  National Veterans Conference
St. Louis, MO

  Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce Meeting Richmond, VA