Lockheed Martin and NRTC to Offer Information Technology and Cyber Security Solutions to Rural Utilities

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 1, 2012 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and the National Rural Telecommunication Cooperative (NRTC) have announced a partnership to deliver Lockheed Martin’s information technology and cyber security services to NRTC’s member community.

“Lockheed Martin has a proven history of providing innovative information technology and cyber security solutions to its customers,” said Dick Martin, director of Sales - Utility Solutions at NRTC. “We’re excited to be able to bring Lockheed Martin’s services to our existing utility members.”

“Through our partnership with NRTC, we look forward to contributing to the IT and cyber security solutions of its 1,500 rural utilities and affiliates in 48 states,” said Roger Flanagan, director, Lockheed Martin Energy Solutions. “Lockheed Martin has a strong track record of providing comprehensive energy efficiency, business, IT and cyber security solutions to help our customers face various challenges.”

Under the terms of the agreement, NRTC will act as a reseller of Lockheed Martin’s utility information technology and cyber security solutions. Lockheed Martin will demonstrate its solutions in booth #1749 at the TechAdvantage industry conference that runs March 6-9 in San Diego, Calif. For more information about the conference, visit www.techadvantage.org.

Lockheed Martin Energy Solutions, which provides comprehensive services to utility and commercial customers, as well as federal, state and local agencies, is part of the corporation’s Information Systems & Global Solutions-Civil business. IS&GS-Civil is responsible for a wide array of IT systems and technical services in areas such as energy, health care, transportation, information and cyber security, citizen protection and space exploration.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 123,000 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 net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.