Robert G. Ghobrial, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lead, Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin’s business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Federal Government agencies. This talk will provide an overview of how Lockheed Martin is leveraging Additive Manufacturing in the context of a typical DoD program lifecycle and will provide some actual examples from across the corporation. The 5Ps of Additive Manufacturing™ is a simple and memorable framework that explains the various usages of AM in a typical DoD program lifecycle (Proposal, Prototype, Procurement, Production Support, and finally Production).