Lockheed Martin Releases Aero India 2009 Media Briefing Schedule

Bethesda, MD, 02/06/2009 --

Lockheed Martin today released its media briefing schedule for AERO INDIA 2009. All Lockheed Martin briefings will take place at the Aero India Media Center (Hall E, Room A) at the show site located at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru.

Friday, February 13

  • 2:00 p.m. – – "Rotary Wing Solutions: MH-60R and K-MAX® "
    -- Richard Holmberg, Director, Naval Helicopter Programs, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego
    -- Ron Christenson, Vice President, Maritime Business Development, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego

Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego integrates a wide range of advanced avionics and mission systems for rotary wing platforms. Richard Holmberg will brief the media on the MH-60R multi-role helicopter, the U.S. Navy's recently deployed anti-submarine and surface warfare helicopter offered to the Indian Navy. Ron Christenson will discuss applications for the manned/unmanned K-MAX® helicopter, a proven "aerial truck'' capable of high-altitude cargo delivery.

  • 2:45 p.m. – "Proven Systems for Modern Warfare and National Defense"
    --Joe Garland, Vice President, International Business Development, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

Joe Garland will discuss the latest news and capabilities of Lockheed Martin's missile defense solutions. In addition, Mr. Garland will brief the media on combat-proven battlefield rockets and missiles such as the precision-strike anti-armor Hellfire II® and the DAGR™ a guidance kit designed to defeat non-armored and lightly armored targets that also minimizes collateral damage. Mr. Garland will also discuss Lockheed Martin's Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod.

  • 3:25 p.m. F-16IN and C-130J: The Best Choices for India"
    --Orville Prins, Vice President, Business Development—India, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Orville Prins will discuss the advanced technology F-16IN Super Viper, the ultimate Fourth Generation fighter, tailored exclusively to meet or exceed all of India's Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) requirements. Mr. Prins will also discuss the world's most advanced transport aircraft, the C-130J. The C-130J Hercules has been selected by the Indian Air Force, providing modern and effective airlift support for a wide range of national requirements.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 146,000 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 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.

Media Contacts:

Media Contact in the U.S.:
Corporate > Jeff Adams +1 301 897 6308

Lockheed Martin Media Contacts at Aero India:
Aeronautics > Jack Giese +1 817 733 0837
Missiles and Fire Control /Maritime Systems and Sensors > Craig Vanbebber +1 214 534 1921

Inter-Corp Contact at Aero India:
Anupama Kalra +91 989 124 5718

For additional information, visit our website: www.lockheedmartin.com