Lockheed Martin picks Siemens’ Xcelerator as platform for digital engineering thrust

Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II production line

Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics unit picked Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio of software and services to support its digital engineering transformation, particularly in accelerating program lifecycles, driving cost savings and fostering greater innovation.

“Building off of our experience on the F-35 program, and through close collaboration, Siemens is excited to help Lockheed Martin accelerate production and meet DoD contract requirements for both current programs and new initiatives,” said Tony Hemmelgarn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Digital Industries Software. 

Siemens Digital Industries Software (DI), based in Nuremberg and has around 76,000 employees internationally, is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. 

The Xcelerator portfolio helps companies of all sizes create and leverage digital twins that provide organisations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation.

With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalise the entire value chain. 

Optimised for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. It is adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies.

By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, helping them to transform the everyday for billions of people. 

Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.