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Lockheed Martin will serve as the prime contractor for the Department of Defense’s Defense Cyber Crime Center, providing technical, functional, and managerial support for the initiative.

The $347 million, five-year contract was awarded by the General Services Administration Federal Systems Integration and Management Center.

Lockheed, as part of the contract, will provide assistance in the investigation of criminal and counterintelligence matters.

“The cyber threats facing the Department of Defense and our nation are growing in complexity and frequency,” says Deon Viergutz, vice president of Cyber Solutions for Lockheed. “Our cybersecurity threat intelligence expertise and technology speed the response needed to safeguard information in this constantly evolving environment.”

The company has provided digital and multimedia forensics examination, analysis, development, test and evaluation, information technology, and cyber analytical services to the Department of Defense since 2012.

This contract includes comprehensive services, comprising leadership and staffing for the DoD Collaborative Information Sharing Environment, the Defense Computer Forensics Laboratory, the Defense Cyber Crime Institute, and the Defense Cyber Crime Center – Analytical Group. DC3 supports several agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Defense Security Agency, and the United States Cyber Command.