Lockheed Martin Aerostats, Intel, Tactical Vehicles and More To Be Discussed at AUSA Annual Meeting
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 8, 2014 – Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] media briefings at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition will cover topics ranging from border-protecting airships to the company’s progress on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), and many other products and systems. The AUSA show will run from Monday, Oct. 13, through Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Washington, D.C.
Program experts will provide updates on products and capabilities designed to meet U.S. Army requirements while ensuring that Soldiers return home safely. All briefings will take place at the Lockheed Martin booth (#7115) in Hall D of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Lockheed Martin AUSA Media Briefings (all times shown are EDT):
Monday, October 13
1:00 p.m. – Extending the Mission: Aerostats for Border Protection
Presented by Karl Kettner, PTDS Operations Program Director, and Ron Browning, PTDS Business Development Lead
The Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) has proven its worth protecting forces around the world. Learn how Lockheed Martin has been working with the Army to provide U.S. Customs and Border Protection with PTDS for use in border protection.
2:00 p.m. – Faster than Real-Time: How Predictive Analytics Can Revolutionize the Battlefield
Presented by Jason O’Connor, Vice President of Analysis & Mission Solutions for Lockheed Martin IS&GS
Both man and machine can access data on almost any topic at any moment. When opportunities and adversaries can move in real-time, we need to move faster. This is the domain of predictive analytics, and while the concept may not be new, the potential in a world not limited by data or processing power is yet to be fully appreciated.
2:30 p.m. – JAGM: Paving the Road to Engineering and Manufacturing Development
Presented by Dave Helsel, Lockheed Martin Business Capture Manager
Lockheed Martin’s Joint-Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) multi-mode guidance section offers enhanced performance on tomorrow’s battlefield with its improved semi-active laser (SAL) sensor for precision-strike and a fire-and-forget millimeter wave (MMW) radar for moving targets in all-weather conditions. Helsel will discuss the nature of Lockheed Martin’s low-risk JAGM offering, the company’s successful performance on the Army’s Continued Technology Demonstration contract and the path forward for EMD and beyond.
Tuesday, October 14
1:30 p.m. – Connecting the Dots: Merging the Operations and Intelligence Domains
Presented by Alex Moore, C4ISR Business Development at Lockheed Martin
An imminent need exists to merge the capabilities delivered by intelligence systems with those provided by mission command systems to provide a collaborative operating picture. Learn how Lockheed Martin is converging disparate intelligence and operations networks to enable users to “see” and better understand dynamic global situations and enable more intelligence-driven operations.
2:00 p.m. – PAC-3 and MSE: Hit-to-Kill Air & Missile Defense
Presented by Scott Arnold, Vice President for PAC-3
Interest in PAC-3 and the Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missile is very high, both domestically and internationally. The AUSA PAC-3/MSE program update will cover PAC-3’s 20th anniversary, the 2000th PAC-3 missile, the recent MSE contract and international interest in the company’s systems.
2:30 p.m. – The Lockheed Martin JLTV Team: Delivering the Best Value Option
Presented by Scott Greene, Ground Vehicles Vice President at Lockheed Martin
The Lockheed Martin JLTV Team has designed, produced and demonstrated a JLTV that is much more than just a truck. Come learn how this integrated combat tactical vehicle meets the demands of the current and future force.
Wednesday, October 15
1:30 p.m. – Developing Practical Unmanned Ground Systems
Presented by Don Nimblett, Unmanned Systems Business Development at Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin has extensive experience in developing and demonstrating unmanned ground systems that combine ease of operation with practical functionality, providing unparalleled utility and mission effectiveness. Learn more about how the company is defining the near-term opportunities for unmanned ground systems.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 113,000 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 2013 were $45.4 billion.