Lockheed completes purchase of Management Systems Designers

Lockheed Martin completed its purchase Feb. 1 of Management Systems Designers (MSD), a Fairfax, Va.-based provider of information technology and scientific solutions.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed in the announcement.

The acquisition was originally announced on Dec. 21, 2006.

MSD specializes in systems design, development and integration; systems engineering; application support; professional services; management consulting, and specialized health and bioinformatics services.

Lockheed Martin said almost all of MSD’s revenue comes from civilian agency customers such as the National Institutes of Health. Other customers include the Internal Revenue Service, the Homeland Security and Defense departments, and intelligence agencies.

Lockheed Martin said the acquisition will enable it to combine its systems engineering and integration capabilities with MSD’s health care and other domain credentials to develop enhanced solutions for a large customer base.

MSD and its more than 600 employees will become part of Lockheed Martin’s Integrated Systems & Solutions Business Area.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

Featured

  • FCW Perspectives
    tech process (pkproject/Shutterstock.com)

    The obstacles to automation

    As RPA moves from buzzword to practical applications, agency leaders say it’s forcing broader discussions about business operations

  • Federal 100 Awards
    Federal 100 logo

    Fed 100 nominations are now open

    Help us identify this year's outstanding individuals in federal IT.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.