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<ul><li><p>ATLAdvanced Technology Laboratories</p><p>1 Leaders of Change</p><p>3 Introducing ATL</p><p>5 Year in Review 2012</p><p>9 A Path Forward 2013 to 2014</p><p>11 Research Vision</p><p>15 ATL Organization </p><p>17 Business Model Performance &amp; Vision</p></li><li><p>The best way to predict the future is to invent it - Alan Kay</p><p>Welcome to the Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) annual performance and vision report. Each year, we craft this document to reflect on ATLs recent accomplishments and illuminate our path forward. Specifically, this report was designed to share our technology developments, program execution, and successful transition stories.</p><p>Scott FouseDirector, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories</p><p>1 2</p><p>My primary goal is to create disruptive innovation for Lockheed Martin and our nation. We foster collaboration with universities, government agencies and within Lockheed Martin Corporation to deliver real technology-driven change. Its these relationships, built by our researchers and scientists, that are crucial to success. </p><p>Inside you will find a top-level review of 2012, a preview of our strategic thrust areas, and an outline of our plans for this year. I hope this report gives you more in-depth knowledge about the work and direction of our business. </p><p>LEADERS OF CHANGE</p></li><li><p>Introducing ATLLockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is chartered with creating generation-after-next technology to help Lockheed Martin maintain technology dominance. As a group of applied research laboratories, ATL looks beyond current requirements to envision future capabilities and needs, exploring technology in cyber, materials, robotics, informatics, spectrum systems and others. Our researchers work closely with customers to create and shape opportunities and are skilled in applying emerging research to evolving programs. Our agile business structure is designed to swiftly respond to urgent needs. </p><p>Our primary partners include the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), government service laboratories, and other Lockheed Martin companies. ATL also maintains research relationships with key universities, industry partners and thought leaders. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., we operate four distributed offices in Arlington, Va., Eagan, Minn., Kennesaw, Ga., and Westlake Village, Calif.</p><p>Outside the laboratory, we bring technology to bear with early adopters in the armed services. These field tests and demonstrations validate new approaches and allow our researchers to incorporate user feedback an invaluable source of input.</p><p>Leaders of ChangeWe Are</p><p>The nature of progress is change. Each new technology allows us to do tasks better or differently, or delivers new capabilities that change the way we live and work. Since 1929, ATL has been a Leader of Change creating or extending technologies in many fields. In the 1930s and 1940s, we led the development of motion picture sound and projection technology changing how audiences enjoyed movies (and earning an Academy Award citation in the process). In the 1950s, we led color television development, changing viewers television experience. In the 1960s, ATL engineers pioneered computer-aided design, enabling the development of integrated circuits and shrinking transistors to microchips. This legacy of being the Leaders of Change continues today as we explore new ways of doing everything from flying a single rotor helicopter, to developing conformal batteries using nano-technology, to detecting a warfighters traumatic brain injury using a smartphone.</p><p>There are two key objectives for ATLs business. The first is creating new business for Lockheed Martin, which we accomplish through our second objective externally focused Contract Research and Development (CRAD) business. CRAD leverages external research and development funding and relationships with the Department of Defense Research, Development, Test and Engineering community; military; small businesses; and universities to develop revolutionary capabilities, disruptive technologies and, ultimately, enabling new opportunities for Lockheed Martin to continue to contribute to national security.</p><p>3 4</p></li><li><p>Year In Review</p><p>The list of 2012 successes is long. From disruptive concepts to successful transitions, from field testing to theater delivery, ATL employees are shaping the future by creating meaningful change. In these challenging times, ATL employees have stepped up with ideas to solve customer challenges. </p><p>Its this type of thinking that will move ATL forward. Here is a review of some of our many successes in 2012.</p><p>2012Forecasting the Future Initially a DARPA-sponsored program, Worldwide Integrated Crisis Early Warning (W-ICEWS) has transitioned to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and analyzes public data to predict potential nation-state unrest. Using open news, social media, and structured sources, W-ICEWS monitors key events and trends around the world. ATLs key innovation is a mixed-methods modeling approach that combines statistical and agent-based models that outperform any individual model. ATL also developed multiple analytic views of the underlying data to provide unique insights to operational users. Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Solutions provided sentiment analysis and social media monitoring capabilities.</p><p>5</p><p>Enabling Autonomous Flight As part of the Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training (MST) Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility Systems (AACUS) team, ATL is exploring advanced autonomous capabilities for resupply and casualty evacuation by an unmanned air vehicle under adverse conditions. The team, which will demonstrate its work aboard both K-MAX and Blackhawk helicopters, is creating technology to autonomously avoid obstacles while finding and landing at an unprepared landing site in dynamic conditions.</p><p>Preparing an Intelligent BattlespaceWorking with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), ATL is using data fusion technologies to develop and evaluate a prototype tool called MyIPB Toolkit, designed to drastically reduce the time needed for Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace. This process defines the battlespace, describes its potential effects, evaluates threats, and predicts courses of action that the enemy may use.</p><p>6</p><p>Collaborating with Humanoid RobotsATL was one of 11 software teams awarded a contract as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge program. Our approach introduces a revolutionary solution for first responders to collaborate with humanoid robots. One application could be robots that enter a damaged nuclear power station and physically intervene with plant infrastructure to mitigate the disaster.</p><p>Rapid Counter of Wireless Communication ThreatsATL was awarded a Phase II contract for DARPAs Behavioral Learning for Adaptive Electronic Warfare program. The program is developing a technology to rapidly counter adaptive wireless communication threats on the battlefield. Phase II will develop a proof of concept using real radio-frequency data as compared to modeled data.</p><p>Understanding, Influencing, and Exploiting NetworksDARPAs Graph Understanding and Analysis for Rapid Detection (GUARD DOG) program is a system of scalable algorithms and visualizations that provide a capability to understand, influence, and exploit friendly, neutral, and hostile human networks. GUARD DOG ingests data from disparate sources, detects links among and between datasets, and persists a unified network view consisting of tens of millions of nodes. ATL successfully installed GUARD DOG at various customer sites to enable it to be evaluated for additional transition.</p></li><li><p>Brian KettlerBrian Kettler has spent the last few years developing the Worldwide Integrated Crisis Early Warning System (W-ICEWS). Initially a DARPA-sponsored program, W-ICEWS has moved to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and analyzes public data to predict potential nation-state unrest. Using open news feeds and other sources, W-ICEWS monitors key events and trends around the world. ATLs key innovation is a mixed methods modeling approach that combines statistical and agent-based models to outperform any individual model. W-ICEWS has transitioned into operational use by the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and other agencies.</p><p>David RosenbluthDavid Rosenbluth led an initiative to construct integrated, computational, cognitive neuroscience models of human sensemaking, a basic human cognitive ability. The Integrated Cognitive-Neuroscience Architectures for Understanding Sensemaking (ICArUS) program was sponsored by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA). ICArUS models will help the intelligence community better predict human-related strengths and failure modes in the intelligence analysis process, and they will point to new strategies for enhancing analytic tools and methods. ATL supported Lockheed Martin Information Systems &amp; Global Solutions by leading the Spiking Neuron development team and supporting the neurally inspired development team. The Spiking Neuron team built a framework to facilitate the rapid development of spiking neuron models and integrated spiking neuron models developed by several university partners.</p><p>Providing Tactical Situational Awareness ATL is working with the U.S. Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization to provide tactical direction-finding, geolocation, and radio-frequency situational awareness. </p><p>Exploit and Cross-Cue Multi-intelligence SourcesUnder DARPAs Insight program, ATL is working to address the inability of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems to automatically exploit and cross-cue multi-intelligence sources. ATL is combining expertise, experience and previous successes in resource allocation, agile quality of service, case-based learning, distributed data, and heterogeneous representations.</p><p>Year In Review contd 2012</p><p>Full List of ATL Fellows Greg Barnett Fellow </p><p>Brian Dennis Fellow</p><p>Carl Hein Fellow</p><p>Steve Jameson Fellow</p><p>Brian Kettler Fellow</p><p>Henry Mendenhall Senior Fellow</p><p>Andy Muckelbauer Fellow</p><p>David Rosenbluth Fellow</p><p>ATL supports a Research CultureATL is a research culture. We respond to customers challenges by listening to their fundamental needs and determine what the customer is trying to accomplish. The creative insights of our engineers and scientists develop and deliver solutions that routinely exceed our customers expectations. The Lockheed Martin Fellows program was established to recognize and encourage the highest levels of accomplishment by technologists and researchers. The Corporation has a total of 343 active Fellows, eight of whom reside at ATL. </p><p>7 8</p></li><li><p>A Path Forward</p><p>2013-2014</p><p>9</p><p>Advanced Concepts Focused on information operations and </p><p>cyber warfare domains. </p><p> Emphasis on operational prototypes; automated, large-scale test and evaluation; and quick-reaction capabilities and operational support.</p><p>ATL Laboratories5</p><p>Applied Sciences From atoms to advanced aircraft, multi-scale </p><p>modeling of advanced materials for structures and sensors to predict and analyze performance.</p><p> Building on deep materials base, we are extending into new manufacturing technologies to enable high manufacturing efficiency at low volumes.</p><p> Analyzes and migrates multi-core computing performance that enables applications in advanced computing systems for existing and future military assets.</p><p>Informatics Leader in using computational social science </p><p>as Social Radar.</p><p> Ensures robustness and agility in the availability of information and services necessary for successful Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance in the modern battlespace.</p><p> Finds ways of extracting hidden content and structure from data.</p><p> Develops technologies to effectively collect and deliver information to and from users.</p><p>Intelligent Robotics Creating core autonomy technology to enable </p><p>understanding, reasoning and manipulation of a robots physical environment.</p><p> Develops technology that combines the strengths of both human and robot, enabling cooperative activities not achievable with humans or robots alone.</p><p> Constructs platform-independent autonomy to enable understanding, reasoning about, and interaction with a robots physical environment.</p><p>Spectrum Systems Focused on efficient spectrum technologies to monitor, manage, </p><p>exploit and deny this valuable resource.</p><p> Develops a spectrum fabric between collectors, radios and jammers supporting dynamic operations in a contested spectrum environment to enable operations in an integrated spectrum battlespace.</p><p> Works dynamically with users to provide real-time solutions and anticipate their spectrum needs, leveraging real time sensing, networking, and modeling and simulations.</p><p> Develops unique capabilities for radio frequency, acoustic and photonic systems from the hardware level up to the enterprise-level to integrate all the spectrum stake holders in a cohesive operation supported by a spectrum common operating picture.</p><p>10</p></li><li><p>Electro-Magnetic Spectrum DominanceOn the modern battlefield, the primary medium for command and control of forces is via wireless communication through the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum. Both blue and red forces share the medium, so U.S. dominance of the spectrum is imperative. From our recent ground-based engagements in Afghanistan and Iraq, a vital need is emerging: our enemies have learned how to adapt inexpensive, commercially-available wireless devices to communicate, and to coordinate and control attacks, while hiding within the dense forest of civilian wireless infrastructure. To prevail in future conflict, we are partnered with Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training (MST) to deploy new electronic warfare (EW) systems to contest this new battlespace with as little collateral damage as possible.</p><p>We have three primary focus areas: </p><p>1. Organic EW: This effort brings tactical EW and radio-frequency situational awareness to the squad and platoon level. We are working on organic, service-based effects to gain decisive advantage in close quarters operations. </p><p>2. Advanced Algorithms: We are enabling EW capabilities to evolve to meet an increasingly adaptive and innovative threat set operating across a wide range of domains. </p><p>3. Electromagnetic Battle Management: Our vision is to provide military commanders and spectrum stakeholders, including Electronic Warfare Officers, a means to manage, control, and synergize EW effects within the battlespace, so that we can simultaneously inhibit enemy communications, while enhancing our own command and control. Architectural concepts are necessary to mine disparate data sources and use heterogeneous sensors to achieve a common view of the EW battlespace across spectrum stakeholders.</p><p>Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)Materials innovations have been at the core of the vast majority of major disruptive technologies since the start of the industrial revolution. Modern transportation, electronics, space exploration,...</p></li></ul>


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