SpiderOak will work with Lockheed in adapting its commercial technology to new uses for potential military and intelligence community satellite operators.
The Tranche 1 Transport Layer is a mesh network of optically interconnected satellites for a data transport system.
These projects aim to boost global and regional security in addition to creating jobs and enhancing economic prosperity in Saudi Arabia.
The company will showcase solutions to counter evolving security threats across all domains.
Lockheed is a strategic investor and partner of Terran Orbital, which manufactures Lockheed's 150 kg LM-50 bus.
The decision comes less than three weeks after the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit to block the acquisition.
The Mars Ascent Vehicle will be transported to Mars on a NASA-led Sample Retrieval Lander, which will also carry an ESA-developed rover.