The company will highlight a variety of recent accomplishments, products developments and new capabilities to meet the needs of the U.S. Army and its soldiers in service around the world. Unless otherwise stated, all briefings will take place at Lockheed Martin's booth, #2025, in the Washington Convention Center.
Planned Lockheed Martin Press Briefings: Tuesday, October 26 9:00 a.m. - Simulation, Training & Support to Ready the Warfighter (WARSIM, VCCT and CTC/OIS) Presented by Lockheed Martin's Debra Palmer, John Sullivan and E.G. Fish Lockheed Martin will be providing updates on the WARSIM program, the Virtual Combat Convoy Trainer and the Combat Training Center Objective Instrumentation System. Members of the Program Executive Office - STRI will be available to answer questions on these programs as well. 10:30 a.m. - Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Design and Development Phase Activities and Path Forward Presented by Jim Cravens, president of MEADS International With the recent award of the multi-billion MEADS Design and Development contract, Mr. Cravens will outline the path forward for the MEADS program and explain the intricacies of this transatlantic, next generation mobile air defense system. 11:30 a.m. - Department of the Army Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Program Status/Review Presented by COL Charles Driessnack Room 140 - Washington Convention Center This is the U.S. Army's presentation of the THAAD system status. 2:30 p.m. - Round Table Discussion: U.S. Army Air Support in a Joint Operations Environment Presented by MG (USAF Retired) Donald W. Shepperd and Lockheed Martin Former Air National Guard Commander, noted author and well-known CNN defense analyst MG (Ret.) Donald W. Shepperd will lead a media round table discussion on the topic of air support requirements for the U.S. Army in a joint operations environment -- today and 15 years in the future. 4:00 p.m. - "OctoberFest" Featuring Lockheed Martin's Terminal Air Defense Systems (MEADS, PAC-3 and THAAD) An opportunity for media members to meet officials from all three of Lockheed Martin's terminal air defense systems, as well as members of the various U.S. Army program offices and its public affairs officers for these systems. Appropriate themed refreshments will be served. Wednesday, October 27 9:00 a.m. - Joint U.S. Army/Lockheed Martin Aerial Common Sensor Program Review and Update Presented by Wes Colburn of Lockheed Martin with support from U.S. Army ACS officials U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin officials will present an update on the Aerial Common Sensor (ACS) program, the next generation airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and target identification system. Under the SDD contract awarded in August, the program will combine and enhance the capabilities of current systems into a single ISR mission package on the Embraer ERJ-145 platform. 10:00 a.m. - Multifunction Utility Logistics and Equipment (MULE) Vehicle for the Future Force Presented by Don Nimblett and Gene Holleque of Lockheed Martin This presentation will include an in-depth look at the various roles and missions of the MULE vehicle and recent program successes during early development. 3:00 p.m. - Line-of-Sight Antitank (LOSAT) Weapon System: A Joint U.S. Army/Lockheed Martin Briefing Presented by LTC Tom Steiner, PM-LOSAT; CPT Mark Chandler, Alpha Company, 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment; and Lockheed Martin's Buster Thrasher This joint U.S. Army/Lockheed Martin presentation will review the transformational system's recent flight test history and program status. 3:30 p.m. - HIMARS, Guided MLRS and ATACMS: The New Standard for Highly Mobile Fire Support Presented by Lockheed Martin's Rick Vallario This briefing will provide insight into the HIMARS system and path forward to the Future Force, as well as highlight the company's recent successes in the flight testing of the Guided MLRS rockets and the ATACMS Unitary deep-strike missile.
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