MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is hosting a media event with U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday, Oct. 27, as part of the 23rd annual P-3 International Operators Support Conference (IOSC) being held here. The newly re-winged and updated P-3C Orion is one of CBP's most important resources in its mission to interdict illegal drug and other contraband, prevent acts of terrorism and prohibit the unlawful movement of people into the United States. In 2009, the P-3 missions alone accounted for the capture of more than $3.2 billion of illegal drugs entering the U.S.
Agenda: Wednesday, Oct. 27
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
86 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, Ga. 30063
Arrival and welcome by Ray Burick, vice president of P-3 Programs
Tour P-3 wing production line and Customs and Border Protection aircraft
Interview at aircraft with Gen. Michael C. Kostelnik, assistant commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine.
Members of the media who plan to attend the event need to R.S.V.P. to Alison Orne as soon as possible.
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 $44.5 billion.
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