Lockheed Martin to Highlight Recent Developments at Association of The U.S. Army Annual Meeting
BETHESDA, MD, 10/03/2006 --
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] released its news media briefing schedule today for the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) trade show next week in Washington, DC. The AUSA show runs from Monday, October 9, through Wednesday, October 11.
The company will highlight a variety of recent accomplishments, products developments and new capabilities to meet the needs of the U.S. Army and its soldiers in service around the world. Unless otherwise stated, all briefings will take place at Lockheed Martin's booth, Hall A, Booth 1124, in the Washington Convention Center.
Lockheed Martin Press Briefings
Tuesday, October 10
11:00 a.m. – Tread for the Troops: The Land Vehicle Tires Privatization Initiative
Presented by Bob Engel, Director – Lifetime Support
Lockheed Martin is leading a team with PWC Logistics, Goodyear, EER Limited and The University of Akron for the Defense Logistics Agency's Land Vehicle Tire Privatization Initiative.
2:00 p.m. – Lockheed Martin's Family of Intelligent Vehicles Enabling Transformation
Presented by Don Nimblett – Unmanned Ground Vehicles Business Development Manager
Lockheed Martin will present new developments in the Future Combat System Multifunction Utility/Logistics and Equipment (MULE) program, as well as provide an overview of the new Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) vehicle. A full-scale MULE Engineering Evaluation Unit (EEU) and prototype SMSS vehicle will both be in Lockheed Martin's booth to demonstrate how the company is leveraging robotic technologies for future robotic weapons systems.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control's Annual ‘OctoberFest' featuring the Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) Full-Scale Prototype Vehicle
SMSS will provide manned and unmanned transport and logistical support to the Light and Early Entry Forces. The SMSS' supervised autonomy will provide the warfighter with a reliable squad-sized vehicle which will improve combat readiness, while assuring re-supply channels and casualty evacuations. The SMSS will decrease the amount of time a warfighter has to spend in controlling robotic systems by providing vehicles with a greater perception of their surroundings on the battlefield. Combining perception with extraordinary mobility will allow vehicles to follow the warfighter across any terrain, guaranteeing the payload the robotic system is carrying will be available whenever and wherever the warfighter needs it.
Wednesday, October 11
10:00 a.m. – Lockheed Martin's Family of Deep-Strike Artillery Munitions
Presented by Rick Vallario, Director – Tactical Missiles Business Development and Ben Collins, Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Business Development Manager – Customer Participation Anticipated
Lockheed Martin and its Army customer look at the battle-proven deep-strike munitions, Guided MLRS and ATACMS, and their place in the deep battle. The briefing will cover recent program developments and future applications.