Lockheed Martin has received a $5bn contract to provide complete logistics support to US warfighters operating worldwide.

Under the contract, the company will repair and maintain the fleet of special operations aircraft, ground vehicles, weaponry and electronics equipment.

In addition, Lockheed will manage and upgrade the US Special Operations Command’s critical infrastructure, from secure IT networks to worldwide facilities.

The logistics support team led by Lockheed Martin also includes Boeing and other subcontractors ensuring the full scope of logistics support to US soldiers across the globe.