Lockheed MartinÂ (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential five-year, $77.7 millionÂ contract to provide cybersecurity support for U.S. Navy information technology systems.
TheÂ Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will help the military branch’s cyber personnel to design,Â analyze, develop, test, integrate, deploy and operate IT security platforms.
Five offers were submitted to theÂ Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive acquisition process.
The NavyÂ obligated $2.3 million in fiscal 2018 working capital funds at the time of award, DoD noted.
Eighty percent of the work will occurÂ in China Lake, California, and the remaining 20 percent in Point Mugu, California; Patuxent River, Maryland; andÂ Norfolk, Virginia.
The Pentagon expects Lockheed to finish contract work byÂ December 2022.