Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and geographic information systems firm Esri will collaborate to provide geospatial applications and services to military, intelligence, homeland security and emergency response customers worldwide.
Lockheed will integrate Esri capabilities into its existing geospatial offerings, including its geospatial cloud infrastructure.
Esri will provide specialized expertise, training and support to optimize its GIS software for mission-specific requirements and operations.
The companies will focus on enterprise GIS solutions that connect desktop and mobile users across a range of devices with a secure worldwide network.
“As we drive to create GEOINT solutions that utilize innovative, online apps for novice and expert users alike, collaborating with a GIS leader like Esri will help us make those solutions more powerful, more integrated and more affordable, ” said Dan Rice, Lockheed Martin’s vice president of spatial solutions. “Combining Esri’s industry-leading software with our expertise in advanced analytics, mobile networking and open-source intelligence will help us create a new generation of geospatial technology to address the rapidly-changing demands of our customers.”