Lockheed wins $320M recompete for Air Force communications

Work covers Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

Lockheed Martin has won a $320 million contract with the Air Force to provide communications reliability, survivability, information capabilities and user support within the National Capital Region.

The contract has a one-year base and nine option years. The win allows Lockheed to continue providing communications services to the Air Force in the Washington, D.C., region.

Lockheed Martin's teammates include:

  • APEX Systems
  • Black Blade
  • Comint Systems
  • Dunson & Associates
  • Engineering Systems Solutions (ESS)
  • FGM  (Geobriefer)
  • Global Management Systems, Inc  (GMSI)
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Ia2, Inc
  • InfoReliance
  • NOC Technologies
  • RightStar
  • SAIC
  • Systems Integration, Inc (SII)
  • Booz Allen Hamiton

Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will run the Network Command Center, which hosts the Air Force’s National Capital Region IT communications network used by all Air Force personnel in the Washington, D.C., region, Lockheed said.

The region includes the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.

Lockheed Martin will provide desktop support, enterprise applications, plans, projects and engineering services and National Military Command Center support, Lockheed said.

The company has also created the Shared Computing Environment, which is a migration of enterprise platforms across a unified infrastructure of storage, computers, networks and virtualization environment.

The environment will provide the next generation virtual server environment, enabling consolidation of hundreds of network servers operating at numerous locations across the National Capital Region, Lockheed Martin said.

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