Aircraft and Ground Operations for the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force Gain New Intelligence and Surveillance Capability With Lock

MARIETTA, Ga. , May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-22 Raptors successfully sent classified sensor data to ground stations in the U.S. Air Force's Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment 2008 (JEFX 08) conducted April...

Raptors are currently assigned to five U.S. bases. Flight testing takes place at the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB, Calif. Operational tactics development and Weapons School training is ongoing at Nellis AFB, Nev. Pilot and crew chief training takes place at Tyndall AFB, Fla. Operational Raptors are assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley AFB, Va. , (27th and 94th Fighter Squadrons) and now the 3rd Wing at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska . Raptors will also be based at Holloman AFB, N.M. , and Hickam AFB, Hawaii .

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md. , Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion.

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