The U.S. Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $733 million one-year contract for a Sensor Systems-Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (SS-AISR) task order on the R2-3G indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle.The contract includes a transition period running through this month that could stretch into March 2019 with the option for two one-year extensions. Lockheed Martin, in cooperation with the ACC-APG, will work to modernize the sensor equipment and platforms used on missions around the world for collecting AISR data, air- and ground-based processing, exploitation and dissemination.
“Our team is bringing the latest airborne technology advancements to the soldiers in the field, ensuring greater mission success and warfighter protection,” Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) Vice President of Technical Services T.W. Scott said.
Specifically, Lockheed Martin IS&GS will assist in managing, operating, training and maintaining reliable and efficient systems, equipment, facilities and logistical infrastructures, and it will provide its own personnel. The team also will work to lower the costs associated with the supported systems’ life cycles and train Army personnel, in domestic and overseas locations, on Airborne Sensor Operator, Sensor Maintainer, Intelligence Analyst and Airborne Crew Coordination.