Lockheed Martin Announces Farnborough International Airshow 2010 Media Briefing Schedule
BETHESDA, Md., 07/12/2010 --
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will present a variety of global security program and capability briefings for members of the press at the 2010 Farnborough International Airshow which takes place July 19-25 in the United Kingdom.
All media briefings will take place in the Lockheed Martin Partnership Pavilion located at (OE8) unless otherwise specified below:
Mon., July 19
10 a.m. -- Delivering Global Security Solutions in a Complex and Changing Environment
Pat Dewar, Lockheed Martin Corporate vice president of International Business Development, will discuss Lockheed Martin's global presence and the company's approach to conducting business in the international marketplace amidst changing conditions that demand an intense focus on performance and affordability. This briefing also will launch and serve to confirm Lockheed Martin's slate of briefings and activities for the week.
11:30 a.m. -- F-35 Lightning II: The Centerpiece for 21st Century Global Security
Tom Burbage, executive vice president and F-35 Program Integration general manager, will discuss production and flight test advances and highlight why the F-35 Lightning II 5th generation multirole fighter is designed to defeat the most advanced threats of today and tomorrow.
Location: Radlett Suite, Farnborough Media Center, Hall 1A.
Tues. July 20
9 a.m. -- C-130J: The World's Preferred Choice for Air Mobility Solutions
Ross Reynolds, vice president C-130 Programs, discusses how the C-130J Super Hercules can meet Europe's present and future demands for airlift. The presenter will show why the C-130J is becoming the airlifter of choice around the world.
10 a.m. -- Layered Missile Defense Solutions
Dennis Cavin, vice president Air and Missile Defense Strategic Initiatives, will discuss Lockheed Martin as a global leader in the design, development and production of missiles and missile defense solutions for the United States and its allies around the world. This briefing includes updates on Lockheed Martin's proven layered air and missile defense solutions including the PAC-3 Missile, THAAD, Aegis, Aegis Ashore and MEADS, highlighting how they can be integrated into one sustainable and flexible architecture.
11 a.m. -- F-16: Ready for the Future
Bill McHenry, director F-16 Business Development, will discuss the performance, advanced technological capabilities and superior benefits of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Twenty-five nations have selected the F-16 as their frontline fighter.
Wed., July 21
10 a.m. -- MH-60 - Providing Operational Maritime Security
Captain Dean Peters, MH-60 program manager, U.S. Navy; Leonard Wengler, vice president, Navy Programs for Sikorsky; and Dan Spoor, vice president of Aviation Systems for Lockheed Martin will discuss the U.S. Navy's most advanced multi-mission helicopter, the MH-60R. It is fully integrated with all-new mission systems for anti-submarine (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW). Hear firsthand how the Navy is using the MH-60R for maritime security operations in both open-ocean and littoral zones.
C-130J Media Flight: Lockheed Martin will host a C-130J media flight during the show. Interested members of the press are to contact Peter Simmons at firstname.lastname@example.org or at +1.678.662.4747 to sign up. Date and time of the flight, to be determined.
Airborne Multi-INT Laboratory (AML) Tours: Lockheed Martin's Airborne Multi-INT Laboratory (AML) aircraft will be available for media tours each day on the flight line. The AML platform provides operational testing and experimentation of C4ISR capabilities. Please contact Nettie Johnson at email@example.com or +1.407.719.5982 for further details.
Swift Lab Tours: On Thursday, July 18 Lockheed Martin's Swift Lab will be available for press tours and demonstrations. The Swift lab is a unique facility to experiment, test and evaluate capabilities that integrate sensors, analysis centers, operators and front-line responders. Interested members of the press can contact Jeremy Gildersleeves at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 4401-252-732554 in the U.K. for details and timing of the tour.
Journalists may sign up to follow Lockheed Martin activities on Twitter: www.twitter.com/LockheedMartin. Additionally, Lockheed Martin will post news information during the "Farnborough Airshow" at http://www.lockheedmartin.com/farnborough/.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 136,000 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 2009 sales of $45.2 billion.