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Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems Announces New Leadership Team, Realigns Business Units.

BALTIMORE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ --

Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems (NE&SS) announced today changes to its leadership team and a realignment of some program and business activities to better support NE&SS' diverse set of domestic and international customers.

In making the announcement, NE&SS President Joseph D. Antinucci said the changes are designed to "advance further our concept of integration, sharpen our lines-of-business focus, and improve our overall competitive position in the marketplace." With the new leadership team and refined business charters in place, he said, "NE&SS now is better positioned to serve its markets as an integrated organization.

"Each of these leaders possesses strong business and technical credentials and has demonstrated the level of energy and commitment that is essential to the success of the NE&SS team," Antinucci said. "With this team and the definition of specific program areas, we have established clear lines of authority that will provide clear strategic direction and ensure strong program performance."

Effective July 1, 2000, the NE&SS leadership team consists of:

-- Fred P. Moosally, President, Lockheed Martin NE&SS-Surface Systems,

headquartered in Moorestown, New Jersey. Previously, Moosally was

Vice President & General Manager of the NE&SS operation in Moorestown.

NE&SS-Surface Systems is responsible for programs and activities that

involve Lockheed Martin's surface ship business, including activity

involving the U.S. Navy's Aegis program, international surface ship

programs, aircraft carrier opportunities, and radar embedded in

surface combat systems. The Advanced Technology Laboratories in

Camden, New Jersey, and MicroElectronics Center in Moorestown will

report to the Surface Systems business.

-- Frank M. DeBritz, President, Lockheed Martin NE&SS-Undersea Systems,

headquartered in Manassas, Virginia. Previously, DeBritz was Senior

Vice President, Ocean Systems, for the NE&SS operation in Syracuse,

New York. NE&SS-Undersea Systems is responsible for programs and

activities that involve Lockheed Martin's undersea systems business,

including submarine combat and electronic warfare systems,

antisubmarine warfare, minehunting, and undersea sensing and

surveillance. Programs engaged in these activities in Syracuse, New

York; and operations in Mitchel Field, New York; Irvine, California;

Riviera Beach, Florida; and Sunnyvale, California; will report to

Undersea Systems in Manassas.

-- John O'Neill is appointed deputy to the President, Lockheed Martin

NE&SS-Undersea Systems, in addition to retaining his current duties as

Vice President, Warfare Systems, in the Manassas operation.

-- Michael A. Smith, President, Lockheed Martin NE&SS-Radar Systems,

headquartered in Syracuse, New York. Previously, Smith was President

of the NE&SS operation in Syracuse. Lockheed Martin NE&SS-Radar

Systems is responsible for radar programs in Syracuse, land-based

radar programs in Moorestown, vessel traffic management systems in

Syracuse, and the Lockheed Martin operations in Akron, Ohio, including

tactical aircraft simulation and training systems, antisubmarine

weapons systems, and lighter-than-air platforms. The Lockheed Martin

operation in Archbald, Pennsylvania, also will report to Radar

Systems.

-- John C. McNellis, President, Lockheed Martin NE&SS-Tactical Systems,

headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota. Previously, McNellis was Executive

Vice President for Lockheed Martin Information Systems in Orlando,

Florida. Lockheed Martin NE&SS-Tactical Systems is responsible for

programs and activities involving Lockheed Martin's tactical C3I

systems business, including maritime surveillance aircraft systems,

air defense systems, and display systems. The Lockheed Martin

operation in Clearwater, Florida, will report to Tactical Systems.

-- Dale P. Bennett, Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin

NE&SS-Marine Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. Lockheed

Martin NE&SS-Marine Systems will have responsibility for all launching

systems business and all advanced hull technology programs. The

operations in Sunnyvale, California, that are responsible for work on

advanced hull technology, will report to Baltimore.

Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, provides surface ship and submarine combat systems, antisubmarine warfare and ocean surveillance systems, missile launching systems, radar and sensor systems, ship systems integration and systems engineering services, and other advanced systems and services to customers worldwide. NE&SS is the largest business organization in the Lockheed Martin Systems Integration business area.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Systems Integration is one of four principal business areas within the Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT). The other business areas are aeronautics, space and technology services.

For additional information on Lockheed Martin Corporation, visit: http://www.lockheedmartin.com

For information on Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems visit: http://ness.external.lmco.com/

For additional information on NE&SS-Moorestown, visit: http://ness.external.lmco.com/nessm/
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