AUSA Winter 2014
Lockheed Martin AUSA Winter Media Briefings:
All briefings are in Embassy Suites Big Spring A2; Embassy Suites is connected to the Von Braun Center
Tuesday, Feb. 18
M-DSA Test Flight Media Event at Redstone Arsenal
Team Apache Sensors will recognize the Apache M-DSA first flight during a demonstration and briefing at Redstone Arsenal. M-DSA is the next step in the sensor modernization of the M-TADS/PNVS system. The new capabilities provided by M-DSA will support more rapid target identification and coordination, as well as improve mission success and system reliability for U.S. Army Apache aircrews.
Apache aircrews.Wednesday, February 19
1:30 p.m. – The Whetstone Network in a Box: Enabling Expeditionary Mission Command at the Tactical Level
Presented by Alex Moore, C4ISR Business Development at Lockheed Martin
A mobile military communications “network in a box,” the Whetstone network suite now has processing power comparable to systems four times its size. This briefing details the upgrades to the system, which include the ability to quickly process, download and disseminate terabytes of mission command data while operating outside of the network.
2:00 p.m. – K-MAX: Cargo UAS Autonomy Efforts
Presented by Jim Naylor, Aviation Systems Business Development director at Lockheed Martin
The U.S. Marine Corps recently extended its contract for the K-MAX unmanned cargo helicopter through November 2014, and the aircraft continues to demonstrate maturing autonomous technology through research and development contracts with the U.S. Army and other military services. Our briefing will provide details on the latest K-MAX capabilities, as well as future potential missions for the aircraft in disaster relief, humanitarian aid and support to austere locations.
Thursday, February 20
1:00 p.m. – JAGM: The Path to Mission Success
Presented by: Frank St. John, Tactical Missiles and Combat Maneuver Systems vice president at Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) program has had several recent milestones. Join us as St. John discusses these and other upcoming milestones, technological advancements and our performance on the continued technical demonstration contract, all while following the Army’s acquisition strategy.
JAGM Briefing JAGM Audio
Information Systems and Global Solutions (IS&GS)
Missiles and Fire Control (MFC)
Mission Systems and Training (MST)
Space Systems (SSC)