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Lockheed Martin Awarded $36 Million Task Order to Support Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWCWD), China Lake

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Warfare Center, Weapons Division, China Lake has awarded Lockheed Martin a $36 million task order to support the Combat Environment Simulation (CES) Division.

Under this effort, Lockheed Martin engineers will design, develop, fabricate, install, integrate test and evaluate equipment and systems, including threat emitter systems for the Combat Environment Simulation Division, to be deployed on Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Air Training Ranges. This competitive task order was awarded under the CES contract.

The NAVAIR Weapons Division's mission is to provide our Armed Forces with effective and affordable integrated warfare systems and life-cycle support to ensure battlespace dominance.

"This task order allows us to increase the level of support we provide our Navy customer at China Lake," said Carey Smith, Vice President, Naval and Maritime Programs, Lockheed Martin Systems Management, the company awarded the contract. "We look forward to assisting their mission by providing high quality products."

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin employs about 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation reported 2002 sales of $26.6 billion.

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