ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) celebrated the opening of a new Cyber Center of Excellence April 24, 2013, with employees, customers and industry partners receiving tours of the state-of-the-art facility as well as technology demonstrations.
This 56,000-square-foot facility, located in the Ft. Meade area, has a seating capacity for 250 professionals. It will further expand, integrate and connect employees, customers and industry partners as Lockheed Martin continues to grow and evolve its critical cyber security work.
"We're looking ahead – we know the importance of the cyber mission will continue to grow for our customers," said Tim Reardon, President of Lockheed Martin IS&GS National. "Lockheed Martin's talented workforce, cutting edge technology, and state-of-the-art facilities like this position us to meet the cyber challenges and needs of a diverse range of missions and customers."
In addition to system labs and employee training rooms, the facility contains an Advanced Innovation Center. This center utilizes the breadth of Lockheed Martin's capabilities and investments so the team can rapidly develop and provide solutions to customers' most critical mission needs.
Laura Neuman, Anne Arundel County Executive, said, "We appreciate Lockheed Martin's continued investment in our county. The opening of the Cyber Center of Excellence further solidifies Anne Arundel County's reputation as the nexus of cyber security development, giving more promise to high-tech job growth and business opportunities in the area."
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.
SOURCE Lockheed Martin