Lorraine M. Martin
Executive Vice President and General Manager of the F-35 Lightning II Program, Aeronautics
Lorraine M. Martin serves in Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business area as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the F-35 Lightning II Program, the U.S. government’s largest and most complex development and production program. She is responsible for the successful completion of the System Development and Demonstration Program, production, flight testing, global deployment and sustainment of the three F-35 variants for 13 military services in nine partner countries and two foreign military sales customers. Previously, she was the program’s Vice President and Deputy.
Prior to her role on F-35, Ms. Martin served as the Vice President of C-130 Programs, responsible for all aspects of Lockheed Martin’s C-130 airlifter line of business. Previously, she served as Vice President of the C-5 Program where she was responsible for overall operations and leadership of the Avionics Modernization Program (AMP), Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP), Legacy Fleet Sustainment and Depot Services Program, and the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Program.
From 2004 to 2008, Ms. Martin was the Vice President, Flight Solutions, Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training & Support, responsible for aircrew training programs for the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command; C-130 Hercules aircrew training; F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-15 Eagle pilot training; flight simulation systems for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps; and the F-35 Lightning II training system. In addition, Ms. Martin led the expansion of Lockheed Martin's training business to numerous international training contracts.
Ms. Martin began her Lockheed Martin career at Unisys Defense Systems in 1988 as the program manager for computer security contracts in support of the Strategic Defense Initiative and the YF-23 fighter aircraft program. Since then she has held several other positions with the corporation, including Vice President and Deputy of the Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems & Solutions and Vice President, Aerospace Information Operations.
Prior to her Lockheed Martin career, Ms. Martin served as an officer in the United States Air Force holding various leadership positions for software intensive technology and development programs, with a focus on computer security and Expert Decision Systems.
Ms. Martin has a Bachelor of Arts in Computational Mathematics from DePauw University and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Boston University. She is a Lockheed Martin Certified Program Manager.