$135M to Lockheed from CDC for Emergency Response Preparations
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continuing Lockheed Martin’s supporting role with the Agency’s Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response (COTPER). This is a single award, 5-year contract, awarded as a Blanket Purchase Agreement under the General Services Administration schedules program. It has an estimated program value of $135 million.
COTPER provides strategic direction to the Agency for all terrorism preparedness and emergency response activities. It manages the CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement which provides guidance and funding to state and local jurisdictions to enhance their preparedness and response capacity, oversees the CDC Emergency Operations Center, regulates entities that use or transfer biological agents or toxins, and manages the Strategic National Stockpile.
Lockheed Martin’s services will include continuous process improvement, automation and other business consulting; as well as the performance of technical, professional, logistical, engineering and administrative tasks. COPTER functions that fall under the agreement include the Strategic National Stockpile, Office of the Director, Division of Business Services, Division of Emergency Operations, Division of State and Local Readiness, and Division of Select Agents and Toxins.