Weapons integration contract for Lockheed

The US Air Force has awarded a contract worth $589m to an industry team led by Lockheed Martin to act as Air and Space Operations Centre Weapon System Integrator (AOC WSI).

Under this multi-year contract, the team will work with the Air Force to update and maintain the more than 20 AOCs worldwide into interoperable net-centric weapon systems.

The Lockheed Martin team includes Raytheon, SAIC, IBM, L-3 Communications, Dynamics Research Corporation, Intelligent Software Solutions, Gestalt, and Computer Sciences Corporation.

The AOC WSI team will operate from the Lockheed Martin Centre for Innovation in Suffolk, Virginia. It will use the facility’s analysis, modelling and simulation tools for rapid analysis of potential improvements to operating concepts, processes and systems.