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U.S. Marine Corps Awards Lockheed Martin $30 Million Support Services Contract

STAFFORD, Va. , July 17th, 2008 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was selected by the United States Marine Corps Systems Command to provide program office support services for the Program Manager, Optics and Non-Lethal Systems (PM ONS). This task order has one base year and two option years, with an estimated program value of approximately $30 million.

Awarded within the scope of an already competed Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) under the Commercial Enterprise Omnibus Support Services (CEOss) program, the contract calls for Lockheed Martin to provide PM ONS with analytical, acquisition, administrative and logistics support services. Work is being performed primarily in Stafford, Va.

"We are proud to continue our long history of support services with the United States Marine Corps," said Carey Smith, Vice President Technical Services at Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Services. "Our team of qualified individuals brings an intimate knowledge of U.S. Marine Corps processes and procedures and will ensure seamless service management for PM ONS."

PM ONS develops, demonstrates, procures, fields and provides life-cycle management support for electro-optical systems, optics tools and test equipment, and non-lethal and force protection (NL/FP) systems. This includes all day and night scopes, laser pointers, laser illuminators, thermal weapons sights, night vision enhancement devices, and NL/FP systems.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion. For additional information, visit


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