Lockheed Martin Announces Media Briefing Schedule for the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 16, 2012 Lockheed Martin (LMT) [NYSE: LMT] today announced the media briefing schedule for the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. The AUSA show runs from Monday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 24.
The company will announce a number of recent accomplishments, product developments and new capabilities to meet the needs of the U.S. Army and its soldiers serving around the world.
Lockheed Martin will post daily news, information and videos during AUSA at www.lockheedmartin.com/ausa.
Lockheed Martin Media Briefings
Friday, October 19
Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center
2121 Crystal Drive, First Floor
10:00 a.m. until Noon Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems & Sensors International Updates for AUSA and Euronaval
Senior Lockheed Martin officials
This pre-show event will feature updates and roundtable discussions on upcoming 2012 Euronaval and AUSA trade shows by representatives from Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems & Sensors business on key international naval, unmanned, sensor and rotary wing programs.
To RSVP for the Friday event, contact Scott Lusk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following briefings will take place at Lockheed Martin's AUSA booth, No. 6828 in Hall D/E (upstairs), in the Washington Convention Center, and are slated to last no longer than half an hour.
Monday, October 22
2:00 p.m. Diamond Shield: Integrating Command & Control with Air & Missile Defense
Presented by Steve Mayhew, director Command & Control Solutions at Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin has developed an advanced Air and Missile Defense C2 system that integrates Real-Time, Near-Real-Time, and Non-Real-Time missile and C2 operational data to provide commanders with unprecedented situational awareness. These dramatic improvements in battlespace command and control allow air and space operators to plan and execute missions with greater efficiency, speed, and confidence.
Tuesday, October 23
1:30 p.m. Evolving Synthetic Aperture Radar: UHF/VHF, X-Band, Ku Band
Presented by Mark Grablin, director Airborne Reconnaissance Systems at Lockheed Martin
Since inventing SAR in the early 1950s, Lockheed Martin has refined Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensor capabilities. Today's SAR products span three different bands to provide penetration capability(UHF/VHF), a fine resolution tactical capability (Ku-band), and a long standoff reconnaissance capability (X-Band); we are evolving Moving Target Indication capabilities into all our SAR products.
2:00 p.m. Lockheed Martin's Dragon ISR: ISR as a Service
Presented by Jim Quinn, vice president C4ISR Systems at Lockheed Martin
Introduced last year, Lockheed Martin's Dragon Family of ISR offers customers seven innovative options that can be tailored to address specific ISR requirements. Our most recent option, Dragon Sentinel, offers customers a persistent surveillance capability to support defense, border protection, disaster relief and humanitarian missions. Each configuration is available on a lease basis via our Net Dragon option.
2:30 p.m. SMSS in the Multi-Mission Role
Presented by Don Nimblett, business development manager Unmanned Systems at Lockheed Martin
Six Army evaluations, at home and in Afghanistan, demonstrated SMSS's progress as an autonomous cargo-hauler, but recent additional testing illustrates how the system can serve in new, innovative ways. Lockheed Martin will discuss advancements and show for the first time SMSS at work on counter-IED missions.
Wednesday, October 24
2:00 p.m. JLTV EMD Progress and Vehicle Walk-Around
Presented by Kathryn Hasse, director JLTV at Lockheed Martin
The Army and Marines selected Lockheed Martin's JLTV team for an EMD contract in August. A proven performer during government testing, our design is readying for its first production milestones. Learn about our path forward and join us for a vehicle walk-around as we take a close look at the Lockheed Martin team advantage.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.
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