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Lockheed Martin Announces AFA National Briefing Schedule
PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2011 Air Force Association (AFA) Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Journalists can obtain current AFA National information at www.lockheedmartin.com/afa and Twitter.

Monday, Sept. 19

Location: Gaylord Conference Room, National Harbor 12

Noon – Air Mobility Luncheon: Strategic Significance and Tactical Relevance

Presented by: Jim Grant, vice president, air mobility business development and Bill Lehto, senior program manager, C-130J Maintenance and Aircrew Training System

Jim Grant and Bill Lehto will discuss the U.S. Air Force's game-changing strategic airlifter, the C-5M Super Galaxy; the multi-role, multi-mission C-130J Super Hercules; and what the recent contract awards for C-5 and C-130J training systems mean for the USAF.  

1:00 p.m. – F-35 Program Update

Presented by: Tom Burbage, executive vice president, F-35 Program Integration

Tom Burbage will discuss the F-35 Lightning II 5th Generation aircraft including a program and flight test update.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Location: Gaylord Conference Room, National Harbor 12

1:00 p.m.Luncheon: Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod Provides Immediate Capability Boost to New Platform

Presented by: Jon Sutter, senior manager, Sniper business development

Jon Sutter will discuss how Lockheed Martin integrated and demonstrated the Sniper ATP on the F-15C Eagle, immediately boosting situational awareness for air crews, and how Sniper continues to meet warfighters' needs for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in addition to precision targeting.

2:00 p.m. – Media Availability: AT-6 Light Attack Aircraft and Trainers for Afghanistan

Facilitated by: Derek Hess, director of Light Attack, Hawker Beechcraft, and Bob Silva, business development

Derek Hess and Bob Silva will be available to discuss recent milestones for the AT-6 Light Attack Aircraft, future aircraft enhancements and the pursuit for the USAF's Light Air Support program.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's 2010 sales from continuing operations were $45.8 billion.

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