Lockheed Martin takes summit of MAST Asia 2017 sponsorships

Thu 11 Aug 2016 @ 10:00

As MAST’s sales team start follow-up calls with prospective MAST Asia 2017 exhibitors, last year’s main sponsor – Lockheed Martin – has again claimed Platinum Sponsorship for MAST Asia 2017 to be held on 12–14 June in Tokyo – Japan’s only international defence trade-show.

Japan is Lockheed Martin’s largest international market, and boasts a diverse product portfolio that mirrors the domains and expertise of MAST Asia participants, including maritime surveillance, air and missile defence, satellites, and much more. <!?p>

Current programmes to Japan’s self defence forces include:

  • Aegis Weapon Systems
  • BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R
  • F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) fighter jet
  • F-35 EOTS infrared sensors
  • GX Rocket
  • Longbow Fire Control Radar (FCR), in partnership with Northrop Grumman
  • M-TADS/PNVS (Arrowhead) advanced electro-optical fire control system
  • MK 41 Vertical Launching System
  • P-3 Orion tactical aircraft (for coastline monitoring, reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare)
  • Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) terminal air defence missile system
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)

Lockheed Martin’s domestic partners include IHI, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and NEC (all expected to have a significant presence at MAST Asia).