Lockheed Martin Announces Brad Hicks Joins Mission Systems and Sensors Business

WASHINGTON, 12/01/2010 --

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced that Brad Hicks joined its Mission Systems and Sensors (MS2) business. MS2, based in Washington, D.C., is part of the Electronic Systems business area and has 16,000 employees, primarily in the U.S., Canada and Australia.

Hicks will serve as vice president of radar programs under MS2's Radar Systems line of business.

"Brad brings extensive air and missile defense system knowledge and expertise to Lockheed Martin," said Carl Bannar, vice president of Radar Systems. "His appointment recognizes the importance of leveraging our technology investments across our radar portfolio as we provide our customers with the most reliable, affordable solutions for their mission requirements."

Hicks joins Lockheed Martin from the Monitor Group where he served as a consultant after retiring from the U.S. Navy in 2009. His last active duty position was as Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense program director for the Missile Defense Agency. He held several command assignments during his 33-year Navy career including commanding officer of the USS Cape St. George (CG-71). He received his bachelor's degree in international studies from the University of Louisville and completed the Seminar XXI program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 133,000 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 2009 sales from continuing operations were $44 billion.

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