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Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers Receives ISO 9001 Registration

Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers has been awarded ISO 9001 registration from the independent registrar BSI, Inc., of Reston, Va.

ISO is a non-governmental worldwide body established in 1947, which today has representatives from over 130 countries. The most popular and widely-adopted of the five ISO standards is ISO 9001, the internationally recognized model for assuring consistency in design, development, production, installation, and servicing of products.

"ISO 9001 is an important discriminator that will help ensure we remain competitive in the aircraft products and services market," said Dan Patterson, President of LMALC. "Receiving our registration months ahead of our December target date was a monumental achievement."

Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers is the aerospace support arm of the Technology Services Business Area of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. The company has 8,000 employees at more than 90 locations throughout the United States and overseas.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a highly diversified global enterprise principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's core businesses are systems integration, space, aeronautics and technology services. Lockheed Martin had 1999 sales surpassing $25 billion.

SOURCE: Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers

Contact: David Jewell of Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers,
864-422-6303, or fax, 864-422-6525