Lockheed Martin's Airborne Multi-Intelligence Laboratory Demonstrates Intelligence Integration

By Lockheed Martin, PRNE
Sunday, September 12, 2010

Streaming Video, Imagery and Electronic Intelligence Sent to Ground Receiving Station

DENVER, September 13, 2010 - A flying ISR laboratory developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently
demonstrated advanced capabilities to disseminate real-time intelligence
data, including streaming video, imagery and communications feeds to a ground
station. Lockheed Martin's Airborne Multi-INT Laboratory (AML) flew several
flights using previously collected data to demonstrate intelligence
collection, analysis, processing and dissemination.

"The AML has proved itself as a test platform for next generation
intelligence sensors," said Jim Quinn, vice president with Lockheed Martin's
Information Systems & Global Solutions -Defense. "Customers are concerned
with the speed of solution delivery, reducing the risk of those solutions and
delivering differentiated capability affordably. The AML offers customers a
highly capable, flexible system that can be used to meet immediate needs and
respond to critical challenges."

During the flight experiments, the AML relayed streaming video as well as
previously collected communications and electronic intelligence to a ground
station at the Corporation's SWIFT laboratory located in Farnborough, UK.
Almost immediately, staff members at the SWIFT Lab were able to view and
analyze the data and also update mission plans and tasks. The multi-INT data
sent to the SWIFT laboratory was then linked with the Distributed Common
Ground System (DCGS) Integration Backbone (DIB) at another Lockheed Martin
facility in Colorado. DCGS is the Department of Defense enterprise that
collects and processes vast amounts of intelligence and imagery from manned
and unmanned reconnaissance sources.

This exercise demonstrated the AML's ability to transfer intelligence
between coalition forces. It also reinforced that, with minimal development
time, customers can use the AML to determine the optimum mix of sensors and
systems to fill existing capability gaps to support contingency operations.
In fact, for customers faced with capability shortfalls or those looking to
fill an immediate operational need, this robust, easily reconfigurable flying
laboratory is available for lease. By combining a simulation framework with
real-world assets, the AML offers a cost effective testing and risk reduction
method for customers in today's challenging environment.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security
company that employs about 136,000 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 2009 sales from continuing operations were US$44.5 billion.

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