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Lockheed Martin to Highlight Recent Developments at Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting

Lockheed Martin released its news media briefing schedule today for the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) trade show next week in Washington, DC. The AUSA show runs from Monday, October 25, through Wednesday, October 27.

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
   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

   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

   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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