What capabilities is Lockheed Martin seeking?


Lockheed Martin Australia is seeking to grow space related capabilities through longer-term partnerships with Australian industry.

Lockheed Martin is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from potential Australian industry partners that can deliver world class Australian capabilities and demonstrate value-for-money across a range of projects covering mission segments such as:

  • Satellite Communications (SATCOM) operations
  • ground based space situational awareness
  • design, development and manufacture of satellite buses and payloads
  • space communications ground stations and control systems

The EOI provides an opportunity for businesses to engage with longer term projects, and will remain open until 2023.

Am I eligible?


The EOI presents opportunities for Australian businesses with the following capabilities:

  • space vehicles and payloads
  • space systems manufacturing and launch services
  • ground stations and systems
  • SATCOM management systems
  • novel space technologies
  • facilities and infrastructure
  • services such as training and ICT

About Lockheed Martin


Lockheed Martin Australia has over 70 years experience with utilising innovative technology to contribute to the realisiation of Australia’s national interests. They employ over 1 000 people with a presence in every mainland state and territory.

Lockheed Martin Australia’s programs and projects support a further 3 000 Australian industry jobs across the country in advanced manufacturing and high technology industries, providing Australia with a sovereign capability edge.

Lockheed Martin’s diverse programs contribute to Australia’s current and future defence capabilities including:

  • Next Generation Pilot Training
  • Combat Systems Integration
  • Rotary Wing Systems and Sustainment
  • 5th Generation Air Combat Capability
  • surveillance across air, sea, land and space domains

In the space domain, Lockheed Martin is committed to designing smarter satellites and spacecraft that deliver important capabilities to Government and commercial customers.

How do I get involved?


You can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through the ICN Gateway.

EOIs for all contracts close on 19 November 2023.

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