Lockheed Martin Announces Briefing Schedule For The Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium And Technology Exposition 2011

ORLANDO, Fla., 02/03/2011 --

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will present a program briefing and engagement opportunities for members of the media at the Air Force Association's 27th Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 17-18.

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors and Hawker Beechcraft will host a joint media briefing on Thursday, Feb. 17, to provide a program update and highlight recent milestones for the Light Attack Armed Reconnaissance AT-6 Aircraft.

Throughout the show, journalists will also be given the opportunity to partake in demonstrations of the F-35 Lightning II and T-50 Multirole Trainer cockpit simulators, which will be displayed on the exhibit floor.

Journalists may sign up to follow Lockheed Martin's media activities at the Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition on Twitter at www.twitter.com/LockheedMartin. Additionally, product and briefing information is available at www.lockheedmartin.com/afa. Throughout the show, thoughts from Lockheed Martin leaders on industry trends, aircraft operations and other pertinent topics will also be posted here.

Please see below for details and media contact information.

Lockheed Martin Media Briefings/Events

Thursday, Feb. 17

Wekiwa 7 Conference Room, Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel

1 - 2 p.m. – Light Attack Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft AT-6 Program Update

Presented by Bob Silva, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors Aviation Systems business development and Derek Hess, Hawker Beechcraft AT-6 director.

Thursday, Feb. 17, and Friday, Feb. 18

F-35 Lightning II and T-50 Multirole Trainer Cockpit Simulator Demonstrations

Cockpit simulator demonstrations for the F-35 Lightning II and T-50 Multirole Trainer will take place throughout the conference. To schedule a demonstration, please contact Francesca De Girolami, 817-777-4142 (office) or 817-266-2680 (cell); e-mail, francesca.de.girolami@lmco.com.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 132,000 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.

Media Contacts:

(F-35 Lightning II) John R. Kent, 817-763-3980 (office) or 817-308-5567 (cell);
e-mail john.r.kent@lmco.com.

(F-16/T-50 programs) Laura Siebert, 817-655-6727 (office) or 817-319-6016 (cell);
e-mail, laura.f.siebert@lmco.com.

(Cockpit demonstrations/exhibit questions) Francesca De Girolami, 817-777-4142 (office) or 817-266-1680 (cell); e-mail, francesca.de.girolami@lmco.com.

(Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors) Bettina Chavanne, 202-863-3288 (office) or 202-510-7408 (cell);
e-mail, bettina.h.chavanne@lmco.com.

(Hawker Beechcraft) Nicole Alexander, 316-676-3216;
e-mail, nicole_alexander@hawkerbeechcraft.com.

(Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control) Melissa Hilliard, 407-356-5351 (office) or 407-761-0077 (cell);
e-mail, Melissa.hilliard@lmco.com.