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Lockheed Martin Opens Center for Innovation as New Laboratory for Transformation
PRNewswire
         New Operational Concepts and Advanced Technologies to Be
          Developed Here Will Be Significant in Nation's Global
                  War on Terrorism and Homeland Defense

        Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner; Senator John W. Warner,
           R-Va.; Lockheed Martin President and Chief Executive
                    Officer Robert J. Stevens to Speak

Accredited media are invited to the grand opening of Lockheed Martin Corporation's Center for Innovation in Suffolk, Va. The Center is a unique laboratory focused on the development of new operational concepts, net-centric solutions, and advanced technologies critical to the military's transformation efforts, the nation's war on terrorism, homeland defense and other important national missions.

The event offers reporters a unique opportunity to look into the future of advanced technology for defense and homeland security. An in-depth tour of this one-of-a-kind laboratory will give the media an opportunity to view, learn about and even "test drive" the next-generation technology that helps protect our national security. Governor Warner, Senator Warner, Lockheed Martin President Stevens, as well as Center executives will be available for interviews.

  Who:        Lockheed Martin Corporation
  What:       Opening of new laboratory focused on transformation, war on
               terrorism and homeland defense
  Where:      Center for Innovation - 8000 Harbour View Drive, Suffolk, Va,
               23435, http://www.lockheedmartin.com/innovation
  When:       April 11, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  Attending:  Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner; Senator John W. Warner, R-
              Va.; Lockheed Martin President and Chief Executive Officer
              Robert J. Stevens; and other distinguished guests.

  Still and video cameras are permitted.

  Please RSVP to Keith Mordoff, email: keith.mordoff@lmco.com
  Or call: 240-401-9681

  DIRECTIONS:
    * From Norfolk International Airport (ORF):
      Follow signs to Interstate 64 (I-64) East (Virginia Beach /
      Chesapeake).  Continue on I-64 East, which becomes I-664 North
      (Suffolk).  Take the College Drive exit 8A (2nd exit) onto VA-135N,
      College Drive.  Take first left onto Harbour View Boulevard.  Continue
      to 8000 Harbour View Boulevard, and the Center for Innovation is the
      first building on the left.

    * From the North (Washington DC area):
      Take I-95 South.  Near Richmond, merge onto I-295 South via exit 84A
      on the left toward Rocky Mt., NC.  Merge onto I-64 East via Exit 28A
      toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach.  Merge onto I-664 South via exit 264
      toward Downtown/Newport News/Suffolk/Chesapeake.  Take Exit 8A, VA-
      135N, College Drive Take first left onto Harbour View Boulevard.
      Continue to 8000 Harbour View Boulevard, and the Center for Innovation
      is the first building on the left.

CONTACT: Keith Mordoff of Lockheed Martin, 240-401-9681, or keith.mordoff@lmco.com

PRNewswire -- April 8

SOURCE: Lockheed Martin