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Lockheed Martin Releases 2008 Farnborough International Air Show Media Briefing Schedule

Lockheed Martin today released its media briefing schedule for the 2008 Farnborough International Air Show. Briefings will take place in the Lockheed Martin Partnership Pavilion (OE8), unless otherwise designated below.

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  Monday, July 14
  -- 10:00 a.m. -- "Lockheed Martin and the Global Marketplace"
     -- Bob Trice, Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development
        Bob Trice, Senior Vice President for Corporate Business Development,
        will discuss how Lockheed Martin, an American aerospace and defense
        company, is transitioning to a more globally oriented provider of
        security solutions and services with international partnerships for
        the 21st Century.

  -- 11:00 a.m. -- "Air Power for an Uncertain Future"
     -- Rob Weiss, Vice President, Business Development, Lockheed Martin
        Aeronautics Company
        Air power matters, and it takes aircraft with quantum leaps in
        capabilities and fleets of flexible assets to meet the challenges
        across the spectrum of potential conflicts. Join Rob Weiss, Vice
        President, Business Development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
        Company, as he shares his perspective on innovations that will shape
        air power for the future.

  -- 12:00 p.m. -- "F-22: Air Dominance Achieved"
     -- Larry Lawson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, F-22
        Larry Lawson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, F-22
        Program, will explain how the F-22 Raptor is proving to be the most
        advanced air dominance fighter in the world. The F-22 Raptor
        continues to excel in performance in the hands of the U.S. Air
        Force.  Learn about the Raptor's outstanding progress in various
        test and operational environments.

  -- 2:00 p.m. -- "AMF JTRS -- Secure, Interoperable Radio Communications"
     -- Domenic Costa, Vice President, Joint Tactical Radio Systems
        Airborne and Maritime/Fixed Station (AMF) Joint Tactical Radio
        System (JTRS) is an essential element in the Tactical Global
        Information Grid strategy. It will provide secure data, voice, and
        video to the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

-- 2:30 p.m. -- "The HELLFIRE(R) Semi-Active Laser Missile Family: More Variants, More Missions, Same Outcome -- Mission Success"

     -- Alan Chinoda, International Business Development, Director, Rotary
        Wing Sensors and Missiles
        Lockheed Martin will provide an overview of the HELLFIRE II missile
        system, including descriptions of the four warhead types -- the
        high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT), augmented HEAT,
        blast-fragmentation, and metal augmented charge (MAC).  Lockheed
        Martin will also introduce the Direct Attack Guided Rocket
        (DAGR(TM)) -- a guidance kit to provide guided-rocket capability
        against targets that do not require the full effect of HELLFIRE.

  Tuesday, July 15

-- 10:00 a.m. -- "C-130J Super Hercules: A Special Aircraft for Special Missions"

     -- Ross Reynolds, Vice President, C-130 Programs and military flight
        crew from Keesler AFB
     -- Please note briefing will take place at USAF C-130J Static Aircraft
        The C-130J is the world's leading multi-mission airlifter. This has
        again been demonstrated by the recent selection of the C-130J as the
        next generation Special Missions platform for the United States Air
        Force. Ross Reynolds, Vice President, C-130 Programs, will explain
        how the new special missions HC/MC-130J is dramatically different
        from other transport aircraft, and how it is the ideal solution to
        meet the growing need worldwide for new special operations

  -- 10:00 a.m. -- "VH-71 Status and Update Brief"
     -- Capt. Donald 'BD' Gaddis, U.S. Navy Presidential Helicopter Program
     -- Jeff Bantle, Vice President, VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program,
        Lockheed Martin
     -- Marcello Corsi, Vice President, US-101 Programs, Europe,
     -- Please note briefing will take place at the Air Show Media Center,
        Cody Room
        The U.S. Navy VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program Manager will
        give an update and status report on the program.

-- 11:15 a.m. -- "F-35B Lightning II Takes to the Skies -- Delivering on the Promise"

     -- Tom Burbage, Executive Vice President and F-35 Program Integration
        General Manager
     -- Maj. Gen. Charles E. Davis, F-35 Program Executive Officer, U.S.
        Air Force
     -- Graham 'G.T.' Tomlinson, F-35 Lead Test Pilot -- STOVL, BAE Systems
     -- Lt. Gen. George Trautman, Deputy Commandant for Aviation, U.S.
        Marine Corps
     -- Air Marshal Iain McNicoll, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Operations, Air
        Command, Royal Air Force, UK
     -- Gen. Roberto  Nordio, Deputy Chief of 4th Department -- Logistics,
        Italian Air Force
     -- Please note the briefing will take place at the Air Show Media
        Center, Radlett Suite
        A new era in military aviation has begun as the short
        takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B took to the skies for the
        first time on June 11, 2008. Hear about the tremendous progress of
        the F-35 Lightning II program. Join us as F-35B customers and
        program leaders from the USAF, USMC, UK and Italy discuss the F-35
        program's milestones, future and the strength of its international
        partnerships. Also, meet the first international F-35 test pilot,
        Graham Tomlinson of the United Kingdom. A BAE Systems employee and
        former RAF Harrier pilot, he will briefly discuss his experience in
        the 5th Generation F-35B -- the world's first STOVL stealth fighter.

-- 11:30 a.m. -- "Lockheed Martin Space Systems: Elevating Our Perspective"

     -- Joanne Maguire, Executive Vice President, Space Systems
        Learn about the latest breakthroughs on vital space systems that are
        improving communications, revolutionizing the way we view the
        universe and ensuring national security.

-- 12:15 p.m. -- "F-22 Raptor Pilot Perspective: Flying the Best in Air Dominance"

     -- Al Norman, F-22 Senior Test Pilot, Lockheed Martin
     -- Please note the briefing will take place at the Air Show Media
        Center, Radlett Suite
        The F-22 Raptor takes to the international air show skies for the
        first time. Get a first-hand account of the Raptor's air dominance
        capabilities from the senior test pilot himself, Al Norman, a true
        5th Generation fighter pilot. Drawing from his experience flying the
        F-22, he will outline the Raptor's extreme agility maneuvers and
        explain how the aircraft is differentiated as an air-to-air
        superiority fighter and how the maneuvers performed relate to the
        aircraft's lethality and survivability. The F-22 Raptor -- Air
        Dominance Achieved.

-- 1:00 p.m. -- "F-16 Fighting Falcon: The Most Successful Multi-Role Fighter in History"

     -- John Larson, Vice President, F-16 Programs
        All fighters perform. But the F-16 outperforms with the lowest
        acquisition/operations costs, international partnerships and proven
        performance worldwide. John Larson, Vice President, F-16 Programs,
        will discuss the stellar performance, advanced technological
        capabilities and superior benefits of the F-16 Fighting Falcon.
        Twenty-five nations have selected the F-16 as their frontline
        fighter. Understand why many more are quickly lining up to
        experience the benefits of the advanced technology F-16.

  -- 2:00 p.m. -- "Desert Hawk Evolves for Defense, Civil Applications"
     -- Rick Udicious, Vice President and General Manager, Tactical Systems,
        Maritime Systems & Sensors
        Lockheed Martin's Desert Hawk III Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS),
        currently featured in the British Army's television recruitment
        campaign, is a next-generation mini-unmanned aircraft system used
        in-theatre by the United Kingdom military forces. Desert Hawk III
        provides the most persistent surveillance in its class with its
        gyro-stabilized 360-degree sensor turret, black & white low-light
        and color electro-optical plug-and-play payloads, and
        roll-stabilized infrared sensor payloads.  Lockheed Martin will
        provide an overview of the system and the improvements made since it
        was first deployed as part of FPASS (Force Protection Airborne
        Surveillance System.) Lockheed Martin will also have a Desert Hawk
        III UAV model on hand to show its size and ease of assembly.

  -- 2:30 p.m. -- "Sniper ATP: State-of-the Art Advanced Targeting Pod"
     "F-35 EOTS: High Resolution Electro-Optical Targeting System"
     -- Zak Tomczak, International Business Development, Director, Airborne
        Precision Sensors
        Sniper ATP is proving its combat preeminence with the world's best
        targeting performance and most informative intelligence,
        surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). Zak Tomczak, International
        Business Development Director for Airborne Precision Sensors, will
        discuss Sniper advances in situational awareness, software upgrades,
        and other improvements. He will also preview the F-35 Electro-
        Optical Targeting System under development.

-- 2:30 p.m. -- "F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Pilots: The View From the Cockpit"

     -- Graham 'G.T.' Tomlinson, F-35 Lead Test Pilot -- STOVL, BAE Systems
     -- Maj. Joseph 'O.D.' Bachmann, F-35 Lead Government Test Pilot --
        STOVL, U.S. Marine Corps
     -- Please note the briefing will take place at the F-35 Full-Scale
        Mock-Up (Photo-Op)
        Graham 'G.T.' Tomlinson, the first pilot to fly the F-35B STOVL
        variant, will be available to answer questions about his recent
        first flight success. During his career, Mr. Tomlinson has flown
        over 3,000 hours in STOVL fighter aircraft.  Joining him is Maj.
        Joseph 'O.D.' Bachmann, the JSF Lead Government Test Pilot for the
        STOVL variant, who expects to fly BF-1 in the coming weeks.  He has
        over 2,000 hours of flight time in over 30 different types of

  Wednesday July 16
  -- 11:00 a.m. -- "Sustainment Partnerships That Enhance Performance"
     -- Marillyn Hewson, Executive Vice President, Global Sustainment
        Aviation and logistics support is no longer defined by a list of
        spare parts -- it's defined by our customers' requirements for
        comprehensive, integrated through-life support. Learn about the
        innovative thinking behind Lockheed Martin Total Life Cycle Support
        and partnerships from Marillyn Hewson, Executive Vice President,
        Global Sustainment. With thousands of aircraft and combat systems in
        service around the world, Lockheed Martin has a proven history of
        providing a full range of support, at the best value. Commitment to
        partnering with our customers to solve their greatest challenges
        does not end with platform delivery -- our commitment is for the
        life of the product.

-- 12:00 p.m. -- "The T-50 Golden Eagle: A New Generation Training for Next Generation Pilots"

     -- JR Wildridge, Business Development Director, T-50 Program
        The future has arrived and 5th Generation fighters are already
        flying. JR Wildridge, Business Development Director of the T-50
        Program, will review the progress and success of the T-50 Golden
        Eagle -- the world's only high-performance, supersonic trainer in
        production today, and its worldwide potential. He will explain how
        the T-50 aircraft delivers a total advanced training system that
        will bridge the gap between basic flight training and high-
        performance fighters. It is the trainer aircraft that will introduce
        a new generation of pilots to the power of modern, advanced

-- 12:30 p.m. -- "VUIT-2: Transforming the Battlespace with Real-Time Tactical Video on Demand"

     -- Alan Chinoda, International Business Development, Director, Rotary
        Wing Sensors and Missiles
        Learn how the Apache VUIT-2 is leading the way in manned -- unmanned
        teaming of rotary wing aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Systems by
        allowing streaming video and metadata from currently fielded
        Unmanned Aerial Systems to be received by the Apache and displayed
        on its multi-function displays in the cockpit. VUIT-2 will be
        fielded in combat theater in Fall 2008.

-- 1:00 p.m. -- Shuttle Bus to Swift Lab Departs from Lockheed Martin Partnership Pavilion

-- 1:30 p.m. -- Swift Lab Luncheon Briefings: "Swift Lab: A Valuable National Security Tool"

     -- Richard Williams, Manager, Swift Lab, Information Systems & Global
     -- Randy Peterson, Director, Mission Operations, Information Systems &
        Global Services

Come see our demonstration and learn about the newly upgraded Swift R&D laboratory. The facility also provides the best views of the air show.

  Thursday July 17
  -- 10:00 a.m. . UK Military Flying Training System
     -- Laurence Bryant, UK MFTS IPT Leader
     -- Fred Ross, Ascent Managing Director
        Ascent, a Lockheed Martin-VT Group Joint Venture, will provide
        military flying training of all new UK military aircrew for the next
        25 years, enhancing their world-class capability.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion.

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                  Corporate -- Scott Lusk (301) 897-6934
              Aeronautics -- Mary Jo Polidore (817) 777-6736
            Electronic Systems -- Amanda Wiley (301) 897-6336
               Space Systems -- Jan Wrather (408) 742-5113
     Information Systems & Global Services -- Judy Gan (301) 240-7277

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CONTACT: Media Contacts in the U.S. Until July 11: Scott Lusk,
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+1-408-742-5113, Judy Gan, Information Systems & Global Services,
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