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Lockheed Martin Releases Paris Air Show Press Briefing Schedule
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BETHESDA, Md.

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

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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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