Lockheed Martin Wins JIEDDO Task Orders

Efforts Support Deployed U.S. and Coalition Forces in Counter-IED Operations

Jun 01, 2010, 14:00 ET from Lockheed Martin

ARLINGTON, Va., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded two separate task order contracts from the Department of Defense's Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO). The task orders have a combined value of nearly $460 million.

"Lockheed Martin is proud to perform mission-critical work for the safety and well-being of our troops," said Bob Kramer, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services-Defense's vice president for Operational Systems & Services. "We are dedicated to JIEDDO, its mission of defeating IEDs and ultimately, saving lives."

Lockheed Martin is providing the JIEDDO Counter-IED Operations Integration Center analytical support teams with technical expertise in operational level military operations, intelligence operations research/systems analysis, and operations-intelligence fusion and analysis to support deployed U.S. and coalition forces in counter-IED operations.

The task orders have a one-year base period of performance with two one-year options, respectively. Work is underway in Northern Virginia and in the Central Command areas of operations and more than 500 employees will be required to support the mission. If you are an experienced intelligence analyst, visit http://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/events_intelprof.asp for career information and to learn about a substantial sign-on bonus opportunity.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 136,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2009 sales of $45.2 billion.

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