Lockheed Martin CEO Calls for NATO Member States to Maintain a Strong Defense-Industrial Base

Pipeline of STEM Talent Also Needed to Address Most Pressing Security Challenges


Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 9, 2016 - Maintaining NATO’s technological leadership and capabilities is vital to the future of the alliance and to the advancement of civilization, said Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), in a speech at a NATO industry forum. 

Addressing NATO leadership, national and European Union politicians and representatives from industry, academia and think tanks, Hewson highlighted the importance of investing in research and development, the advantages of interoperable technologies, and the need to build a pipeline of science, technology, engineering and math talent.

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Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 98,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.