Lockheed to manage Pentagon network during upgrade

Lockheed to manage Pentagon network during upgrade

By Matt McLaughlin

GCN Staff

DEC. 13'Lockheed Martin Corp. won a $378 million contract to manage the computer network of the Defense Department's Network Infrastructure Services Agency-Pentagon.

The 10-year task order was awarded through the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center of the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service using the FTS Millennia contract.

The systems at the Pentagon'the world's largest office building'are undergoing an upgrade that is part of a multibillion-dollar renovation. Lockheed will manage the Pentagon's backbone communications infrastructure throughout the multiyear modernization.

The network includes 25,000 computer users, from top Defense officials and military leaders to individual officers within each service branch. It supports desktop systems and connects mission systems for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff and each of the military departments.

The contract includes program and network management, transition, quality assurance planning, security operations, help desk support, and other process, technical and engineering management services.

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