Lockheed Martin Develops Mission Maker Cyber Security Solutions for Warfighters

Valley Forge, Pa., 08/13/2009 -- Military operations threatened by persistent cyber attacks will benefit from mission assurance and resilience through cyber security solutions being developed by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT].

The "Mission Maker" initiatives for cyber security include embedding cyber security into command and control, adding it as an element of situational awareness, and enhancing information operations. These capabilities are being designed to ensure essential communications and data exchanges continue through cyber attacks. Additionally, cyber security is being added as an integral part of strategic and operational planning for irregular and joint operations.

"In addition to information technology solutions and mission applications, we provide our defense customers with the robust cyber security solutions necessary for success in their unique environment," said John Mengucci, President of Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services-Defense. "Our Mission Maker solutions build in the intelligence to effectively fight through cyber attacks. It's a combination of the right people and training, robust processes, key technologies, mission knowledge and secure system implementations."

As the leading provider of information technology and mission applications, Lockheed Martin has significant experience in protecting and delivering secure solutions for defense. The company has a proven capability in protecting data between security domains, securing essential messages, authenticating for access, managing key assets and advancing state-of-the-art military communications.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 146,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.