CENTREVILLE, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is one of five companies selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to compete for future task orders under the Medical Command (MEDCOM) Initial Outfitting and Transition contracting vehicle.
MEDCOM Initial Outfitting and Transition is an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract established by the Army Corps of Engineers. It will be used by the Army Medical Command’s Health Facilities Planning Agency to support the development of new installations ranging from troop medical and dental facilities to large inpatient hospitals.
The five companies selected to compete for tasks must submit proposals for each portion of the overall contract, which has a ceiling value of $409 million over four years.
“Lockheed Martin is honored to be working with the Army Corps of Engineers to support the medical needs of our troops” said Carey Smith, vice president of technical services, Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics. “We are committed to helping ensure that Army patients receive the high level of care and treatment they deserve.”
Project management, and transition and relocation planning for patients and staff are among the services covered by the contract. Other specific tasks include interior design, equipment planning and procurement, warehousing, and the installation, and technical inspection of medical equipment. Training for hospital and clinic staff will also be part of the effort.
This new contract continues Lockheed Martin’s work in support of military healthcare facilities. The corporation is currently using its logistics expertise to help provide a smooth transition for medical units moving to Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 136,000 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 2009 sales of $45.2 billion.
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