Lockheed Martin Announces Farnborough International Airshow 2012 Media Briefing Schedule

BETHESDA, Md., June 26, 2012 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow.

At the show, Lockheed Martin is celebrating its centennial and the innovations and achievements that helped its customers rise to some of the world’s most vital challenges. It also looks toward the future by highlighting the global security capabilities and international partnerships that underscore its ongoing commitment to meeting customers' needs.

Information about featured Lockheed Martin products is available on the corporation's Twitter, Facebook, and Farnborough Airshow website.

All media briefings for this year’s show will take place in the Lockheed Martin Pavilion: OE8.

Lockheed Martin Farnborough Media Briefing Schedule:

Monday, July 9

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
MH-60 Goes Global, Presented by Capt. James Glass, MH-60 program manager at NAVAIR
Capt. Glass will provide an overview of the international interest in the aircraft since the announcement of the first foreign military sale to Australia last year. Updates will include a status report on competitions in Denmark and Korea and other upcoming endeavors.

Tuesday, July 10

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
F-35 Lightning II – A Pilot’s Perspective, Pilots who have flown the F-35 discuss the aircraft’s capabilities.

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
F-16 Fighting Falcon, 4,500 Deliveries and Still Outperforming, Presented by Bill McHenry, director, F-16 Business Development

Bill McHenry will provide an overview of the most successful 4th generation fighter in history that is still in demand worldwide.

Wednesday, July 11

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
C-130 – The World’s Proven Airlifter, Presented by Jim Grant, vice president, Air Mobility Business Development

An overview of how the C-130J Super Hercules is meeting the needs of multiple countries and missions. No aircraft in history has been able to perform such a range of missions, and this briefing will give insight into the future for the world’s most flexible airlifter.

11:30 a.m. – noon
A KC-46 University to Reduce Training Time and Cost, Presented by Jim Weitzel, vice president, Training Solutions

KC-46 aircrews will provide next generation air-to-air refueling, cargo airlift and medical transport. Hear about Lockheed Martin’s immersive KC-46 training design to support the U.S. Air Force’s global mobility strategy.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 123,000 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 net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.