Lockheed Martin announces JIEDDO award
Lockheed Martin has announced that it has been competitively awarded one of five Operations Support (OPS) Services Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts from the US General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) in support of the Department of Defense's Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO). Lockheed Martin made the announcement in a 7 February 2012 company statement.
According to the company, the anticipated period of performance is two years with three optional one year periods and an estimated cost ceiling of $900 million.
JIEDDO aims to rapidly provide solutions to defeat enemy IED campaigns, and through the contract's task orders, Lockheed Martin will provide in-theatre and reach back support in four specialised categories that are critical to satisfying JIEDDO OPS' mission requirements to include operations, analysis, combat support and IT support for the analytical team.
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