Lockheed Martin Selected by National Institutes of Health as a Government-Wide Acquisition Contract Supplier on CIO-SP3

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 30, 2012 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been selected as a contractor authorized to compete for task orders on a Government-Wide Acquisition Contracting (GWAC) vehicle managed by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).

Known as the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) program with a ceiling value of $20 billion, the 10-year multiple award contracting vehicle is available to all federal agencies to procure Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for a wide range of information technology (IT) and health IT products, services, and solutions.  Lockheed Martin is one of 54 companies selected to support the program.

“As the largest provider of IT services to the federal government, Lockheed Martin is uniquely qualified to help agencies derive the maximum benefits of CIO-SP3,” said Stephanie C. Hill, president of Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions-Civil business.  “We offer a structured integration of people, process, and technology and have a proven track record in providing customers with quality support in planning, performing and managing task orders.”

CIO-SP3 enables a broad range of solutions and integrated technologies from contract holders that have been vetted for subject matter expertise and are recognized industry leaders.  Lockheed Martin is committed to teaming with small and small disadvantaged businesses on CIO-SP3 task orders.

“This contracting vehicle continues to expand our presence across federal health agencies,” Hill said. “Our IT services meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements within a broad IT architecture that demands a systems approach for their implementation and a sound infrastructure for operations.”

The Lockheed Martin CIO-SP3 team will apply industry-leading experience to meet infrastructure, applications, and IT management services effectively and efficiently.  The aim is to provide low-risk technology solutions that provide flexibility and lower cost in service delivery through recognized best practices, standardized processes, tools and systems. 

Lockheed Martin’s IS&GS is a leading federal services and IT contractor with a strong heritage of delivering world-class solutions and advanced technology across a broad spectrum of domains. The IS&GS-Civil product line is responsible for IT systems and services in areas such as energy, healthcare, transportation, information and cyber security, citizen protection and space exploration.

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.