Lockheed Martin To Continue Delivering IT Services For UK's Leading Air Traffic Controller

Mon Jan 7, 2013 12:01pm EST

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ROCKVILLE, Md.,  Jan. 7, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- NATS, the  United Kingdom's (UK)
leading air traffic control company, has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a
seven-year contract extension to continue support of air traffic management
systems based at Swanwick and Prestwick control centers.  Under this new
extension, Lockheed Martin will also support the NATS flight data processing

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Lockheed Martin's work with NATS encompasses a diverse array of services
including systems architecture and engineering, software development, laboratory
support and systems integration.  

"Lockheed Martin plays an integral role at NATS," said  Martin Rolfe, NATS
managing director, operations. "Our controllers are looking after aircraft in
some of the busiest and most complex airspace anywhere in the world, so they
need systems they can rely on. Throughout the years, we have built a very close
partnership with Lockheed Martin, and I am delighted to see this continue."

"We're proud to continue collaborating with and supporting NATS," said  Sandy
Samuel, vice president, Lockheed Martin Transportation Solutions. "Extending our
agreement with NATS is a sign of our partnership's strength and a demonstration
of Lockheed Martin's sustained commitment to air traffic management innovation."

With more than 50 years of experience, Lockheed Martin is a world leader in air
traffic management. Today, Lockheed Martin-built systems manage more than 60
percent of the world's air traffic.  

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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