ROCKVILLE, Md., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was recently awarded a $254.7 million Department of Defense contract to continue supporting the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS). Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide sustainment, maintenance, operations, hosting and development support services for the Human Resources system that supports more than 800,000 Defense Department civilians. The award was a competitive sole source indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract, with the potential for additional task orders totaling up to $420 million.
"The DCPDS Program has been an integral part of our core business and capabilities for the past decade," said Willie Callahan, Vice President, IS&GS-Defense IT Services. "The dedication and innovation that our employees in San Antonio have put into this program is inspiring, from our first win in 1999 through the present. As the leading provider of IT Services to the federal government, we are pleased to continue supporting the civilians who serve our country."
Since 1999, Lockheed Martin has provided IT services support to the DCPDS program and assisted the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service in achieving many milestones, including migrating from a client-server to a web-based architecture, upgrading the E-Business suite system, and migrating four user groups into Lockheed Martin's Denver Data Center.
The contract begins with a 18-month base and includes five one-year options employing approximately 120 individuals including subcontractors. The Lockheed Martin team includes Kforce Government Solutions Inc., STG Inc., Diversified Technical Services, Inc. (DTSI), Diligent Technologies Corporation, and Object CTalk, Inc.
The work will take place in San Antonio, Texas; Lockheed Martin's Denver Data Center; and three military sites.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 123,000 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 2011 were $46.5 billion.