January 31, 2006

Lockheed Martin introduces" Defense Message System "

Lockheed Martin Introduces Innovative Addition to Defense Message System

New 'Collaborative Messaging Solution' Approved for Fielding

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 31 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has
added an innovative capability for the U.S. military's Defense Message System
(DMS) that improves functionality, enhances performance and reduces cost.
The added capability, named the Collaborative Messaging Solution (CMS),
enhances the Defense Message System (DMS), the Department of Defense's system
of record for secure organizational messaging. The enhancements are available
to any current DMS user or to any military base, office or deployed unit that
requires secure messaging technology. CMS was developed as an addition to the
DMS effort that has been worth more than $700M to Lockheed Martin since 1995.
"This new addition to DMS makes secure messaging more manageable and cost-
effective than ever," said Brian Ginch, of Lockheed Martin's Enterprise
Solutions. "Thousands of users around the world rely on DMS to handle their
most critical messages. They can now enjoy that same level of confidence with
a whole new set of capabilities -- and at a reduced cost."
Through testing, the Defense Information Systems Agency Product Review
Team has approved the CMS as a non-core DMS product for use by Department of
Defense and Intelligence Community users.
The addition to DMS can be tailored to the needs of different DMS users,
allowing sites to implement only the features that are most beneficial to
their mission. For instance, CMS FORTEZZA Gateway is ideal for deployed or
tactical sites looking for a lower-cost, low-maintenance alternative to
desktop FORTEZZA cards. For those sites where Microsoft products are currently
installed, CMS provides a low cost solution that minimizes the investment in
new software and hardware, as well as required training.
"We're extremely pleased that CMS is now ready to begin making secure
messaging easier and more affordable than ever," said Ginch.
More information on the new CMS, including rates and availability, is
available at http://www.lockheedmartin.com/dms.

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