Team US101 to Comment on U.S. Navy's Selection of the US101 as the Next 'Marine One' Helicopter

OWEGO, N.Y., January 28, 2005 - Team US101 will hold a telephone press conference at 5:45 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Friday, January 28, 2005, to provide media with comment on the U.S. Navy's selection of the American-built US101 medium-lift helicopter as the new Presidential Helicopter, better known by the call sign "Marine One."

Stephen D. Ramsey, Lockheed Martin's US101 vice president and general manager, and Stephen C. Moss, president of AgustaWestland Inc., will host the conference call.

Media interested in participating in this telephone press conference are asked to call:

  * USA/Canada:    (888) 423-3269     Ask for "Team US101" conference call
  * International: (612) 288-0329     Ask for "Team US101" conference call

A recording of the press teleconference will be available after 9:15 p.m. To replay the recording, dial:

  * USA/Canada:    (800) 475-6701     Access Code: 766977
  * International: (320) 365-3844     Access Code: 766977

Team US101 is led by Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego, which serves as the prime contractor and systems integrator for the American-built US101 aircraft, a variant of AgustaWestland's successful EH101 multimission helicopter. The US101 team collectively brings unmatched rotorcraft expertise and experience to this program: Lockheed Martin (prime contractor and systems integration), AgustaWestland (aircraft design) and Bell Helicopter (aircraft production).

     Media Contact:  Mike Drake, US101 Communications, (607) 751-3200

            Greg Caires, US101 Communications, (607) 751-3200

          Angelica Falchi, US101 Communications, (703) 373-8010

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PRNewswire -- Jan. 28

SOURCE: Lockheed Martin