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Thu, May 15, 2008

L-M Submits Bid For USAF Space Situational Awareness Program

Will Demonstrate Missile Threat Warning System

Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday it has submitted its proposal to the US Air Force for the Self-Awareness Space Situational Awareness (SASSA) program.

Under a $30-million contract scheduled to be awarded in late 2008, SASSA will consist of a technology demonstration payload that will provide tactical space situational awareness. SASSA is being developed to demonstrate the ability to build a standardized threat warning system and communicate relevant information to operators on the ground.

The bid was submitted on May 1 to the Space Superiority Systems Wing of the Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA and leverages the company's strength and experience in developing advanced space-based sensors and technologies for the US military and civil government customers.

"Space situational awareness is a top priority for our customer and Lockheed Martin is proud to support this important initiative," said Phil Bowen, director of Surveillance and Intelligence Systems at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company. "We have offered a solid technological solution and are well-equipped to help the Air Force achieve successfully achieve their SASSA objectives."

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a major operating unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation, designs, develops, tests, manufactures and operates a full spectrum of advanced-technology systems for national security, civil and commercial customers. Chief products include human space flight systems; a full range of remote sensing, navigation, meteorological and communications satellites and instruments; space observatories and interplanetary spacecraft; laser radar; fleet ballistic missiles; and missile defense systems.

FMI: www.lockheedmartin.com

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