Executive VP & GM Of F-22 Program Will Discuss The
Larry Lawson (pictured), Executive
Vice President and General Manager of Lockheed Martin's F-22
Program, is scheduled as the featured guest speaker for the regular
bi-monthly meeting of the Atlanta Aero Club scheduled for December
4. Lawson is responsible for the development, manufacture and
sustainment of the new Raptor aircraft.
As the F-22 program prime contractor, Lockheed Martin leads the
team of Boeing, Pratt & Whitney and more than 5,000 Lockheed
Martin Employees as well as 1,000 suppliers. The F-22 is the United
States Air Force (USAF) front line Air Dominance fighter achieving
the highest levels of performance in stealth, mission equipment and
Prior to heading up the F-22 program in 2004, Lawson was
Business Development VP of Lockheed Martin's Electronic Systems
Business Area in Bethesda, MD. He has also held executive positions
with McDonnell Douglas and Martin Marietta.
Recently, the Atlanta Aero Club took a leadership position,
along with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and
the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in developing a
Georgia State Proclamation declaring October as the official
Aviation Appreciation Month to honor the businesses and individuals
who contribute to the State's and Nation's large aviation industry.
The Proclamation was signed into effect by Georgia Governor Sonny
The meeting is scheduled for Noon on December 4th in the Grand
Ballroom of the Capital City Club in downtown Atlanta.