Lockheed wins $791M contract for AF combat systems IT
Award covers integration of components for automated information systems
- By David Hubler
- Sep 14, 2011
Lockheed Martin Corp. has won a $791 million contract to provide a range of IT services to the Air Force, according to a Sept. 14 Defense Department announcement.
The maximum firm-price-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable contract calls for the integration of software and components for the Air Force’s combat support automated information systems, DOD said.
Under the terms of the award, Lockheed will provide a set of more than 70 reusable, common services to Air Force combat support automated information systems by integrating commercial-off-the-shelf, free and open-source software and government-off-the-shelf software components.
Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corp., of Bethesda, Md., ranks No. 1 on Washington Technology’s 2011 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.