Lockheed Martin Canada

Lockheed Martin Canada

July 30, 2009 06:00 ET

Media Advisory: Lockheed Martin Canada to Open New Maritime Advanced Training and Test Site (MATTS) in Dartmouth, NS

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 30, 2009) - Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT)

What: Lockheed Martin will host an opening ceremony for its new
Atlantic Canada facility in Dartmouth, which will support the
combat system modernization of Canadian Navy's Halifax-class

Who: Executives and representatives from Lockheed Martin; senior
leaders from the Canadian Navy - Maritime Forces Atlantic;
Premier Darrell Dexter; business and community leaders

When: Friday, July 31 (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. AST)

Where: Maritime Advanced Training and Test Site (MATTS)
40 Highfield Drive
Dartmouth, NS

Interview: Premier Dexter and other government officials, senior Navy
personnel and Lockheed Martin executives will be available for

Background: Built principally to support Lockheed Martin Canada's role as
prime contractor for the Combat Systems Integration (CSI)
modernization effort on the Halifax-class frigate, the 100,000
sq. ft MATTS facility will host critical training systems,
simulation and testing labs, and a new Technology
Collaboration Centre, that will provide a near-at-sea
environment for Canadian businesses to test and develop
solutions to meet the needs of the Canadian Navy. It will be
the permanent home of Lockheed Martin Canada's Atlantic
operations and will provide the facilities and resources to
allow the company to continue and grow on its 25-year legacy
as the Navy's combat systems integrator.

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