Lockheed Martin today released its press-briefing schedule for the Paris Air Show. All briefings will take place at the company's business chalet press center located in Row A, Chalet 400, unless otherwise noted.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter will participate in the flying display and Lockheed Martin will exhibit its X-35 Joint Strike Fighter full-scale mock-up plus a C-130J Hercules transport and Royal Navy Merlin helicopter adjacent to its business chalet. A U.S. Air Force F-16 and a U.S. Navy P-3C Orion will both be on static display in the U.S. Government aircraft corral.
Additionally, Expedition One astronauts recently returned to Earth after serving as the first crew aboard the International Space Station will be available for luncheon interviews during the week at the Lockheed Martin press center.
The press-briefing schedule: Monday, June 18 * 10:00 a.m. -- Dain Hancock, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, will discuss 21st-century air power related to emerging new defense strategies in the United States and other countries. Included will be an overview of how programs like the F-22, Joint Strike Fighter, F-16, C-130J and advanced technology development initiatives fit those strategies. * 11:00 a.m. -- Bob Coutts, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Systems Integration, will discuss growth opportunities as the business area continues its evolution from a supplier of hardware to a full- spectrum systems integrator providing systems and business solutions for defense and adjacent-market customers worldwide. * 12:00 p.m. -- Air & Missile Defense addressing the PAC-3, THAAD, MEADS and Navy Theater-Wide programs. Presented by Jim Cravens, director of international business development for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, and Fred Moosally, president of Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems-Surface Systems. * C-130J update presented by Robert Elrod, executive vice president for programs, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., discussing how new C-130 versions and upgrades can meet 80 percent of the world's airlift needs. Tuesday, June 19 * 10:00 a.m. -- Al Smith, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems, covering programs in the space launch, satellite systems and strategic missiles lines of business, such as the Atlas, Proton and Titan launchers, Advanced EHF, IKONOS remote-sensing satellite and interplanetary space probes. * 11:00 a.m. -- Mike Camardo, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Technology Services, announcing a new worldwide marketing program for the Pampa trainer aircraft produced at the company's facilities in Cordoba, Argentina. * 12:00 p.m. -- Joint Strike Fighter program update presented by U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Mike Hough, government JSF program manager, joined by Lockheed Martin officials. Takes place at the U.S. Government Pavilion in Hall 3. * 1:00 p.m. -- X-35 Joint Strike Fighter progress update by Tom Burbage, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. executive vice president and Lockheed Martin JSF team general manager, covering flight test results and all aspects of Team Lockheed Martin's solution for the next-generation, joint service, multinational strike fighter. Takes place at the U.S. Government Pavilion, Hall 3. * 1:00 p.m. -- Space Commercialization by Jay Honeycutt, president of Lockheed Martin Space Operations, and Ken Reightler, vice president and program manager of the Science, Engineering, Analysis and Test program, presenting new initiatives for using space technology in commercial applications and discussing how excess capacity at NASA facilities could be used for commercial research and development. * 2:00 p.m. -- Horizontal Technology Insertion In Fixed- and Rotary-Wing Sensor Systems by Mike Donovan, vice president of fire control and sensors, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. Wednesday, June 20 * 10:00 a.m. -- International partnership briefing by Bob Trice, corporate vice president of business development; Bob Clifford, president of business development for Continental Europe; and Ian Stopps, chief executive of Lockheed Martin U.K., Ltd. * 11:00 a.m. -- F-16 program update by Don Jones, vice president for F-16 programs, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., discussing revolutionary advancements, new sales, and the long-term global outlook for the Fighting Falcon. * 1:00 p.m. -- Helicopter Platform Integation by Peter Schultz, president of Lockheed Martin UK Integrated Systems, and Dan Spoor, president of Lockheed Martin Canada. * 2:00 p.m. -- Advanced aeronautics technologies by Paul Bavitz, executive vice president for systems, technology and strategy development, and Neil Kacena, director of technology development and integration for advanced development programs, both of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., discussing details of Lockheed Martin's technological approach and leadership for developing and integrating advanced aeronautics technologies and systems in answer to new defense strategies. Thursday, June 21 * 10:00 a.m. -- Advanced New-Technology Combat Systems by Carey Smith, vice president of business development, Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems. * 11:00 a.m. -- Strike Weapons Update by Larry Lawson, vice president of strike weapons, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. * 12:00 p.m. -- F-22 update by Bob Rearden, vice president and program manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. * 1:00 p.m. -- P-3 Orion: Proud Heritage, Bright Future, covering its service and proud history as a maritime patrol aircraft for the U.S. Navy and other naval forces, as well as a border security patrol aircraft for the U.S. Customs Service and highlighting the future of maritime avionics systems integration, its roadmap and phased capability upgrades of existing platforms. Presented by Ted Samples, vice president of strategic alliance programs for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Bob Browning, vice president of business development for Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Centers; and Mike Meyer, director of international maritime surveillance aircraft business development, Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems. * 2:00 p.m. -- Media tour of static display U.S. Navy P-3C by Mike Meyer, director of international maritime surveillance aircraft business development, Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems, and the U.S. Navy aircraft crew. Takes place at the aircraft in the U.S. Government aircraft corral.
Lockheed Martin officials also will participate in briefings with key partners on the C-27J medium transport (with Alenia) and the T-50 advanced trainer (with Korea Aerospace Industries) at times and locations to be announced.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a 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 2000 sales of more than $25 billion.
Contacts in the U.S. and U.K. before June 15: * Corporate -- Lee Whitney 301-897-6121 or Jim Fetig 301-897-6352 * Aeronautics -- Mary Jo Polidore 817-777-6736 * Systems Integration -- Pete Harrigan 301-897-6171 * Space Systems -- Jan Wrather 303-971-5967 * Technology Services -- Wendy Owen 856-486-5126 * Lockheed Martin U.K., Ltd. -- Mark Douglas 20-7314-2239 Lockheed Martin Air Show Press Center June 16 and June 18-22: * Telephone (33-1) 41 57 52 82 * Fax (33-1) 41 57 43 85
SOURCE: Lockheed Martin
Contact: Corporate: Lee Whitney, 301-897-6121 or Jim Fetig,
301-897-6352, Aeronautics: Mary Jo Polidore, 817-777-6736, Systems
Integration: Pete Harrigan, 301-897-6171, Space Systems: Jan Wrather,
303-971-5967, Technology Services: Wendy Owen, 856-486-5126, or Lockheed
Martin U.K., Ltd.: Mark Douglas, 20-7314-2239
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