Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs approximately 136,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2009 sales of $44.5 billion. World headquarters is Bethesda, Md. A core business within the corporation dedicated to information technology is Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS), which brings together the full range of Lockheed Martin's information competencies with an expansive global delivery capability. IS&GS is a leading IT and services contractor with a strong heritage of delivering world-class solutions and advanced technology across a broad spectrum of domains.