Lockheed to upgrade information-sharing system

Navy contract covers upgrade and service support

Lockheed Martin Corp. will refine a secure information-sharing system for the Defense Department under a Navy contract with a potential value of $74 million over five years.

Under the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, Lockheed Martin will continue developing a multinational information sharing system employed by DOD known as Radiant Mercury, company officials said July 14.

Specifically, Lockheed Martin will furnish field support for 483 Radiant Mercury systems installed worldwide, and also continue to improve the systems’ capabilities. The contractor, based in Bethesda, Md., expects to receive about 80 task orders per year.

Radiant Mercury is used by the DOD, intelligence agencies and military coalition partners. The system employs a suite of high-assurance, trusted network encryption technologies that protect classified and sensitive data from unauthorized access while protecting networks from corruption by malicious or hidden code.

Lockheed Martin ranks No. 1 on Washington Technology’s 2009 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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