Lockheed Martin-led Team To Begin Work On $4.6 Billion Defense Information Systems Agency Contract

  Lockheed Martin-led Team To Begin Work On $4.6 Billion Defense Information
                           Systems Agency Contract

Lockheed Martin to Manage DISA Network Transformation

PR Newswire

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 3, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will
begin managing the transformation of the Department of Defense's global data
network, known as the Global Information Grid. The determination on this
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) contract was made by the Government
Accountability Office after a protest by a competing bidder.

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With a total program value of $4.6 billion over a seven-year period, this
Global Systems Management Operations (GSM-O) contract includes a three-year
base contract period and includes two 2-year options to extend it to a total
of seven years.

"We are gratified that the U.S. Government has made its determination, and we
are ready to begin work with DISA to improve the speed and efficiency of
information exchange between our joint warfighters around the world as well as
their commanders and allies," said Gerry Fasano, president of Lockheed Martin
Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense. "Our team has maintained a
high state of readiness to effect a smooth transition and an efficient,
progressive path forward for the DISA."

GSM-O is the largest of three DISA Global Systems Management contracts. It
provides programmatic, operations, and engineering services; material;
equipment; and facilities to support the lifecycle management of the network.
GSM-O is headquartered at Fort Meade, Md., with multiple support locations
worldwide.

The Lockheed Martin team will manage a smooth transition of GSM-O
responsibilities and evolve the network into one that supports new
communications capabilities and technologies that directly affect warfighters'
ability to achieve mission success. Lockheed Martin teammates include AT&T,
ACS, Serco, BAE Systems, ManTech, and other specialized and small businesses.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and
aerospace company that employs about 120,000 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.

For additional information, visit
www.lockheedmartin.com/us/products/defenseIT.html

SOURCE Lockheed Martin

Website: http://www.lockheedmartin.com
Contact: Media: John O'Sullivan, +1-703-916-9478, +1-202-664-9448,
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