Making a Difference

It is Lockheed Martin policy that its business areas will conduct socioeconomic subcontracting programs in recognition of compelling moral, social and economic necessity. It is also the corporation's policy to facilitate the achievement of its negotiated subcontracting goals by developing the capabilities of, and pursuing opportunities to award subcontracts and other procurements to small and small disadvantaged businesses, women- and veteran-owned businesses, and historically black and tribally owned colleges and universities, and other minority institutions.

Not sure if your company is a U.S. small business?

View the small business reference guide section. International suppliers should learn about their country's requirements and contacts through websites listed on our International page. United Kingdom suppliers should send an email message describing their capabilities to for additional in-country visibility.

Supplier Diversity Programs

We’re committed to existing government outreach, small business innovation research and veteran programs to provide opportunities as well as partnerships.

Who's Knocking?

Who's Knocking
When we say ‘Who’s Knocking’ we mean the diverse suppliers who come to Lockheed Martin with a competitive edge and desire to deliver high quality, innovative products and services to our customers.

Meet the Team

supplier diversity team

2019 Upcoming Events Calendar

Our small business representatives will be at the following national and local events:

Date   Event   Location
  Creating the Next: Defense Innovation Conference   Atlanta, GA
2/11   NDIA TRIAD Meeting   Nashville, TN
  National 8(a) Conference   Nashville, TN
  Reservation Economic Summit
  Las Vegas, NV
4/10-11   Dept of the Navy Forum for SBIR/STTR Transition   Lowell, MA
6/24-25   MDA Small Business Conference   Huntsville, AL

Awards & Recognition

Government Agency Recognition

  • Reynolds Systems, Inc SBA winner of Subcontractor of the Year (Region 9)
  • TEVET winner of SBA Subcontractor of the Year for SBA Southeast (Region 4)
  • Evans Capacitor Company winner of the SBA’s Subcontractor of the Year Award

Industry Affiliations

  • Lockheed Martin winner of America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities “Omni50” by OMNIKAL
  • Lockheed Martin winner of the First American Corporate Leadership Award by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)