Lockheed Martin opens cyber centre in UK

17 July 2017

Lockheed Martin opened a new cyber security centre in the United Kingdom on 13 July, part of an GBP3 million (USD4 million) investment to grow cyber capacity in the country.

The centre, opened in co-ordination with UK’s Ministry of Defence, immediately adds 90 jobs in Gloucester. The ministry announced the opening of the centre, describing it as part of a GBP1.9 billion plan to help develop cyber capacity in the United Kingdom.

“Britain is a world leader in the field and the opening of today’s cutting-edge centre is a great example of how partnerships with industry are at the heart of that strategy,” Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin said in a press release.

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