Lockheed Martin selected for Army Engineers project

 Lockheed Martin selected for US Army Corps of Engineers..

Lockheed Martin, a global security company engaged in research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services, is one of five companies selected by the US Army Corps of Engineers to complete a project under the Medical Command (MEDCOM) Initial Outfitting and Transition contracting vehicle. The five companies selected to compete for tasks will submit proposals for each portion of the entire contract that has a value of $409 million spanning over four years.

According to the press release, MEDCOM Initial Outfitting and Transition is an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract established by the Army Corps of Engineers. MEDCOM will be used by the Army Medical Command’s Health Facilities Planning Agency to support the development of new installations to large inpatient hospitals. Additionally, the installations range from troop medical to dental facilities.

"Lockheed Martin is honored to be working with the Army Corps of Engineers to support the medical needs of our troops" Carey Smith, vice president of technical services, Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics, says in the press release. "We are committed to helping ensure that Army patients receive the high level of care and treatment they deserve."

This new contract continues Lockheed Martin's work in support of military healthcare facilities. The corporation is currently using its logistics expertise to help provide a smooth transition for medical units moving to Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Lockheed Martin employs 136,000 people across the globe and reported sales of $45.2 billion in 2009.

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