U.S. Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Modernize C-130T Aircraft

        U.S. Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Modernize C-130T Aircraft

PR Newswire

OWEGO, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2012

OWEGO, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Naval Air Systems command
awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $30 million contract to integrate new
avionics and software on multiple C-130T aircraft as part of its avionics
upgrade program.

Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will incorporate the Department of
Defense's Future Airborne Capability Environment conformant cockpit, which
gives the Navy unprecedented flexibility capability for reuse across multiple
aviation platforms.

Lockheed Martin also will develop and deliver nine initial cockpit kits,
providing the Navy with the ability to outfit its C-130T aircraft with the
latest avionics and software technology, extending the fleet's mission
capability for an additional 20 years.

"This award validates the Navy's confidence in our cockpit solution and
expands our product offerings beyond the Common Cockpit for MH-60
helicopters," said Mark Swymeler, vice president, Electronic Product Line at
Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems & Sensors business. "This program is an
integral part of the Department of Defense's avionics obsolescence upgrade
program and will affordably enhance flight crew situational awareness,
productivity and safety."

The contract includes a communication, navigation surveillance/air traffic
management capability solution, complete display system upgrade, and will
provide significantly improved human machine interface. Work will be performed
in Owego, N.Y., and is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2016.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and
aerospace company that employs about 120,000 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.

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