ENP Newswire - 01 November 2013
Release date- 31102013 - DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, - In a ceremony at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] presented its prestigious NOVA Award to 60 employees from its Aeronautics and Missiles and Fire Control businesses in Fort Worth and Grand Prairie, respectively.
The NOVA Award is the company's highest honor presented annually to individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions to the corporation's mission and business objectives.
The annual NOVA Awards ceremony was hosted by Lockheed Martin Chief Executive Officer and President Marillyn Hewson on Friday, October 25, to recognize employees for their outstanding achievements. Dallas-Fort Worth-based honorees are:
James A. Arness, a senior engineer from Grapevine, won a special recognition award for Technical Innovation for conceptualizing and developing a process using white-light photogrammetric technology to create a three-dimensional overlay of as-built images of assembled F-35 aircraft for comparison to nominal engineering models. Because of his efforts, the technology and new processes are now used a standard capability for the corporation.
John G. Clark, an open systems and software senior manager from Weatherford, won the individual NOVA for Technical Excellence for his knowledge and expertise in Open Systems Architecture, which includes a philosophy and approach that has been adopted by customers.
The following individuals were recognized for teamwork as part of four teams receiving NOVA awards:
The Aircraft Modification Team developed and implemented innovative approaches to modify flight test and production aircraft in support of the F-35 Lightning II program.
.Gary L. Cooper, Arlington, aircraft assembler
.Donald G. Cox, Granbury, manufacturing engineer
.Michael D. Gilley, Cleburne, aircraft assembler
.Stephen T. Howes, Willow Park, senior manager
.Jeffry R. Inman, Fort Worth, aircraft assembler
.William H. Juenger, Fort Worth, aeronautical engineer
.Lonnie R. Lyman, Aledo, manufacturing engineer
.Jimmie R. Murray Jr., Mansfield, aircraft assembler
.David L. Penney, Haslet, manufacturing engineering manager