Advanced Technologies and All-Domain Deterrence for 21st Century Security

All-domain deterrence now and for the future needs of those who serve.

Fast-moving threats require agile deterrence with compatible platforms. 21st Century Security® isn’t just an updated system, but a new standard of architecture and open-system integration. Our allied partners require deterrence platforms that are interoperable and networked into an ecosystem designed for a new standard of connected protection.

Connected systems save seconds when seconds matter most.

In an uncertain and volatile world, a strong defense industry requires anti-fragility – investing ahead of need to ensure production of critical security systems can withstand disruptions and thrive in the face of adversity.  

21st Century Security Vision:

We aim to build a more advanced, resilient and collaborative defense industry - working with our industry and commercial partners to deliver more cutting-edge capabilities faster and more affordably to our customers. 

Centering on three lines of effort:

  1. Building a more advanced defense industry by aggressively adopting and inserting 21st century digital technologies into the defense enterprise with a standards-based, open architecture approach.

  2. Increasing industry resilience by applying anti-fragility measures to ensure operations withstand shocks and disruptions on a large scale and at a faster speed.

  3. Fostering a more collaborative ecosystem that harnesses the advanced infrastructure of the United States and our allies by establishing key production and maintenance facilities in trusted nations.

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Latest 21st Century Security® News

CEO Perspective: Steps Needed for a More Innovative and Collaborative Defense Industry
Feb 16, 2024
Jim Taiclet discusses the steps needed for a more innovative and collaborative defense industry.
Lockheed Martin, Verizon Demonstrate 5G Streaming For Sustainment Applications
Dec 18, 2023
Press Release
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® and Verizon demonstrated 5G streaming for real-time visualization content on edge computing devices to advance Department of Defense (DOD) sustainment missions.
Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Speaks on 21st Century Security at Reagan National Defense Forum
Dec 08, 2023
Taiclet discussed how Lockheed Martin will be a pathfinder for 21st Century Security and advanced digital technologies that ensure our government and industry partners have the innovative solutions and operational capabilities to remain ahead of ready.
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Delivering 21st Century Security® requires 21st century talent.

To create this new standard of architecture and open-system integration, we're hiring individuals with a particular set of skills across disciplines and backgrounds, from machine learning to software engineering.

Ready to work together to tackle complex challenges and push the boundaries of innovation?

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