Lockheed Martin Honors Four Marinette Employees

MARINETTE, WI, 05/26/2009 --

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently honored four employees from its Marinette facility as top performers in the 13,000 person Maritime Systems and Sensors organization, which has locations around the United States. The awards recognized significant achievements during 2008.

Marks Adams, John Heffron, Scott Hoyle, and Bryan Watts, all of Marinette County, were honored with an Evening of Stars Team Award, recognizing their significant roles and collaborative efforts on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Delivery Team. The entire team was honored for successfully delivering the nation's first LCS, USS Freedom, which was formally commissioned by the U.S. Navy on November 8, 2008.

Lockheed Martin recently received another contract from the Navy to build a second LCS, Ft. Worth, which also will be constructed at Marinette Marine.

"Our Evening of Stars celebration is about recognizing the ‘best-of-the-best' and the value you bring to our corporation every day," Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors President Fred P. Moosally told nearly 300 guests at an event in Washington, DC. "You set the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior, along with making customer satisfaction a top priority in everything you do. I am honored to serve on the same team with you."

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.