Lockheed Martin

September 30, 2023

TITUSVILLE, Fla., Sept. 29, 2023 – On September 27 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), supporting the U.S. Navy, marked the successful launch of one Trident II D5 Life Extension Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM). The DASO event provides an opportunity to collect data about the D5 Life Extension missile’s performance using a test missile kit, also produced by Lockheed Martin. “We are proud of Lockheed Martin’s nearly seven decades of partnership with the U.S. Navy to develop advanced weapon capabilities to deter threats to our nation and allies,” said Jerry Mamrol, vice president of Fleet Ballistic Missiles at Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin is already preparing and modernizing the missile for its future launch platform, COLUMBIA-class submarines.”About the MissileThe D5 missile, built and upgraded by Lockheed Martin for the Navy, is the most advanced ballistic missile in the world and is currently aboard U.S. OHIO-class and UK VANGUARD-class submarines. About Lockheed MartinHeadquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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