Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been selected to prime the Enterprise Standard Architecture (ESA) IV contract supplying managed information technology services and secure technology solutions to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS). Awarded under the General Services Administration Alliant governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle, the ESA IV contract is for seven years and has the potential to expand into other agencies within the contracting vehicle. The total value of this contract, if all options are exercised, is not to exceed $496 million.
“The ability for federal law enforcement officials to seamlessly and securely communicate and have immediate access to the most current data is vital to ATF and USMS’s mission to protect our nation,” said Vicki Schmanske, vice president of Lockheed Martin’s IT & Security Solutions. “This contract award continues Lockheed Martin’s longtime commitment to providing secure IT and data solutions to the Department of Justice and the entire federal government.”
Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will provide a full platform of IT and data solutions. The platform includes hardware and software acquisition; desktop PC maintenance and support; application server management; overall system security; help desk services; disaster recovery planning and preparation; data center and new technology insertion initially for 15,000 ATF/USMS seats; and data centers at multiple locations.
Additionally, Lockheed Martin will deliver essential cloud, mobility and data center consolidation solutions, meeting vital government mandates to provide affordability and efficiencies across all government agencies. The contract will be run out of the Washington, D.C. area.
Source: Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT)
Date: May 30, 2012