BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2012 Air Force Association (AFA) Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, Sept. 18
Location: Gaylord Conference Room, National Harbor 13
10:00 a.m. – LRASM: Next-Generation Anti-Ship Weapon Gives Warfighters Unique Capability
Presented by: Frank St. John, vice president, tactical missiles and combat maneuver systems
Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) leverages the strengths and maturity of the JASSM-ER program to provide warfighters with an offensive anti-surface warfare weapon that can be launched from outside the range of threat air defenses. Frank St. John will discuss the emerging operational challenges for Navy strike weapons and describe how LRASM's unique capabilities enable it to operate autonomously in high-threat, heavily defended environments and defeat targets beyond the range of enemy counterfire. For more information, contact Leighan Burrell at 407-894-2265 or email@example.com.
12:15 p.m. – F-35 Mission Systems Capabilities Briefing
Presented by: JD McFarlan, vice president, F-35 test & verification
This briefing will highlight the capabilities of the F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing (CTOL) aircraft employing current and future software in the mission systems and flight sciences arena. Specific areas of discussion will include the 2012 progress for milestones related to the flight test envelope, weapons capability, Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) and Distributed Aperture System (DAS). Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Mike Rein at 817-307-3846 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Sept. 17 – Wednesday, Sept. 19
Location: Lockheed Martin Suite 6135
By Appointment – T-50/T-X Status Briefing and Cockpit Demonstration
Presented by: Mike Griswold, director, T-50 business development
During this event, reporters and crews will be given the opportunity to "fly" the T-50 Multirole Trainer – the only trainer that will prepare pilots for a seamless transition to 5th Generation fighters. Through the T-50 Cockpit Demonstrator, media will experience the T-50's advanced technologies and training capabilities. Lockheed Martin representatives will also be available for interviews. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Laura Siebert at 817-319-6016 or email@example.com.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 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 net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.
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