LOCKHEED MARTIN TO HOLD INDUSTRY DAYS TO SUPPORT DHS EAGLE BID
SEABROOK, Md., 01/03/2006 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will hold two Industry Days to meet with potential suppliers for the Department of Homeland Security EAGLE (Enterprise Acquisition Gateway Leading Edge) Solutions procurement. The Industry Days will be held on January 18 and January 30 at the Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, Va.
The DHS EAGLE program will establish a suite of Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for information technology support services that will enable DHS business and operational agencies to accomplish their mission objectives.
Tony Vancheri, Lockheed Martin Information Technology program manager, said “The Lockheed Martin team will include a wide range of professional, diverse suppliers that will enhance our competitive edge in delivering high quality, innovative products and services to the unrestricted track of the DHS EAGLE.”
These are the second and third Lockheed Martin Industry Days supporting its EAGLE program. More than 60 small businesses attended the first Industry Day on December 5. Objectives of the events include:
• Creating a venue to explore teaming/partnership possibilities between Lockheed Martin managers and highly qualified suppliers that possess the demonstrated experience and capabilities for DHS EAGLE.
• Discussing Lockheed Martin, its philosophy, approach, goals and objectives for the DHS EAGLE opportunity.
• Expanding Lockheed Martin’s database of small and disadvantaged IT business contractors and subcontractors focused on DHS.
Participation in this event is open to all U.S. small businesses. Business representatives will have the opportunity to meet the Lockheed Martin EAGLE Capture Manager and Program Managers. For more information on the event, go to http://eagleindustryday.lmit.com/.