Lockheed Martin demonstrates a proven commitment to working closely with partners and customers and to delivering solutions that enhance mission outcomes. Lockheed Martin brings the depth and breadth of its products and services for defense, homeland security and civil applications to its global partnerships. These partnerships in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and worldwide, reflect and reinforce the company's principles of mutual respect, full and fair value, and exceptional performance.
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 Program 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 Display 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 platforms. -- 10:00 a.m. -- "VH-71 Status and Update Brief" -- Capt. Donald 'BD' Gaddis, U.S. Navy Presidential Helicopter Program Manager -- Jeff Bantle, Vice President, VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program, Lockheed Martin -- Marcello Corsi, Vice President, US-101 Programs, Europe, AgustaWestland -- 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 aircraft. 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 fighters.
-- 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 Services -- 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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