Lockheed Martin

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Lockheed Martin Corporation is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.wikipedia
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Lockheed Corporation

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It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995.
Lockheed was founded in 1926 and later merged with Martin Marietta to form Lockheed Martin in 1995.

Lockheed Martin Space Systems

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Lockheed Martin operates in four business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control, Rotary and Mission Systems, and Space Systems.
Lockheed Martin Space is one of the four major business divisions of Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems

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Lockheed Martin operates in four business segments: Aeronautics, Missiles and Fire Control, Rotary and Mission Systems, and Space Systems.
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (LM RMS), formerly known as Mission Systems and Sensors (LM MS2) and then Mission Systems & Training (LM MST), is a Lockheed Martin business segment, headquartered in Washington, DC. Until October 2008 MST was headquartered in Moorestown Township, New Jersey, a suburb of Philadelphia; Moorestown remains the largest site in the business unit and is where many of the unit's top executives have their offices.

Lockheed Martin X-35

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The company has received the Collier Trophy six times, including in 2001 for being part of developing the X-35/F-35B LiftFan Propulsion System, and most recently in 2006 for leading the team that developed the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.
The Lockheed Martin X-35 was a concept demonstrator aircraft (CDA) developed by Lockheed Martin for the Joint Strike Fighter program.

Martin Marietta

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It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995.
In 1995, it merged with Lockheed Corporation to form Lockheed Martin.

Top 100 Contractors of the U.S. federal government

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In 2013, 78% of Lockheed Martin's revenues came from military sales; it topped the list of US federal government contractors and received nearly 10% of the funds paid out by the Pentagon.

Aerospace manufacturer

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Lockheed Martin Corporation is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
In 1993, then United States Secretary of Defense Les Aspin and his deputy William J. Perry held the "Last Supper" at the Pentagon with contractors executives who were told that there were twice as many military suppliers as he wanted to see: $55 billion in military-industry mergers took place from 1992 to 1997, leaving mainly Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

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Lockheed products included the Trident missile, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U-2 and SR-71 reconnaissance airplanes, F-117 Stealth Nighthawk, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor, C-130 Hercules, A-4AR Fightinghawk and the DSCS-3 satellite.
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) for the United States Air Force (USAF).

Lockheed C-130 Hercules

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Lockheed products included the Trident missile, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U-2 and SR-71 reconnaissance airplanes, F-117 Stealth Nighthawk, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor, C-130 Hercules, A-4AR Fightinghawk and the DSCS-3 satellite.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is an American four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).

Lockheed P-3 Orion

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Lockheed products included the Trident missile, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U-2 and SR-71 reconnaissance airplanes, F-117 Stealth Nighthawk, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor, C-130 Hercules, A-4AR Fightinghawk and the DSCS-3 satellite.
In a second program to procure a successor, the advanced Lockheed Martin Orion 21, another P-3 derived aircraft, lost out to the Boeing P-8 Poseidon, a Boeing 737 variant, which entered service in 2013.

Rolls-Royce LiftSystem

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The company has received the Collier Trophy six times, including in 2001 for being part of developing the X-35/F-35B LiftFan Propulsion System, and most recently in 2006 for leading the team that developed the F-22 Raptor fighter jet.
Instead of using lift engines or rotating nozzles on the engine fan like the Harrier, the "LiftSystem" has a shaft-driven LiftFan, designed by Lockheed Martin and developed by Rolls-Royce, and a thrust vectoring nozzle for the engine exhaust that provides lift and can also withstand the use of afterburners in conventional flight to achieve supersonic speeds.

L3 Technologies

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The segments of the two companies not retained by the new company formed the basis for the present L-3 Communications, a mid-size defense contractor in its own right.
L3 was formed as L-3 Communications in 1997 to acquire certain business units from Lockheed Martin that had previously been part of Loral Corporation.

Space Fence

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Lockheed Martin is currently developing the F-35 Lightning II and leads the international supply chain, leads the team for the development and implementation of technology solutions for the new USAF Space Fence (AFSSS replacement), and is the primary contractor for the development of the Orion command module.
The USAF 850th Electronic Systems Group, Electronic Systems Center awarded three $30-million study contracts to Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon on 11 June 2009.

Washington metropolitan area

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It is headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland, in the Washington, DC, area.
Local defense contractors include Lockheed Martin, the largest, as well as Raytheon, General Dynamics, BAE Systems, Northrup Grumman, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), CACI, and Orbital Sciences Corporation.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

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The company has received the Collier Trophy six times, including in 2001 for being part of developing the X-35/F-35B LiftFan Propulsion System, and most recently in 2006 for leading the team that developed the F-22 Raptor fighter jet. Lockheed Martin is currently developing the F-35 Lightning II and leads the international supply chain, leads the team for the development and implementation of technology solutions for the new USAF Space Fence (AFSSS replacement), and is the primary contractor for the development of the Orion command module.
The F-35 descends from the Lockheed Martin X-35, the winning design of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.

Trident (missile)

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Lockheed products included the Trident missile, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U-2 and SR-71 reconnaissance airplanes, F-117 Stealth Nighthawk, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor, C-130 Hercules, A-4AR Fightinghawk and the DSCS-3 satellite.
In 2007, Lockheed Martin was awarded a total of $848 million in contracts to perform this and related work, which also includes upgrading the missiles' reentry systems.

BAE Systems Electronic Systems

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In May 2001, Lockheed Martin sold Lockheed Martin Control Systems to BAE Systems.
LMCS was acquired by BAE from Lockheed Martin in April 2000 for $510 million USD.

Loral Space & Communications

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The remainder of Loral became Loral Space & Communications.
The company was formed in 1996 from the remnants of Loral Corporation when Loral divested its defense electronics and system integration businesses to Lockheed Martin for $9.1 billion.

Lockheed Martin A-4AR Fightinghawk

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Lockheed products included the Trident missile, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, U-2 and SR-71 reconnaissance airplanes, F-117 Stealth Nighthawk, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor, C-130 Hercules, A-4AR Fightinghawk and the DSCS-3 satellite.
In 1994, the United States made a counteroffer to modernize 36 former US Marine Corps A-4M Skyhawks in a US$282 million deal that would be carried out by Lockheed Martin and included the privatization of the Fabrica Militar de Aviones (Military Aircraft Factory), which was renamed Lockheed Martin Aircraft Argentina SA afterward.

Orion (spacecraft)

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Lockheed Martin is currently developing the F-35 Lightning II and leads the international supply chain, leads the team for the development and implementation of technology solutions for the new USAF Space Fence (AFSSS replacement), and is the primary contractor for the development of the Orion command module.
The Orion command module is being built by Lockheed Martin at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

Maryland

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It is headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland, in the Washington, DC, area.
During World War II the Glenn Martin Company (now part of Lockheed Martin) airplane factory employed some 40,000 people.

Marillyn Hewson

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On November 27, 2012, Lockheed Martin announced that Marillyn Hewson will become the corporation's chief executive officer on January 1, 2013.
Marillyn Adams Hewson (born December 27, 1953) is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin.

Space Shuttle external tank

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Martin Marietta products included Titan rockets, Sandia National Laboratories (management contract acquired in 1993), Space Shuttle External Tank, Viking 1 and Viking 2 landers, the Transfer Orbit Stage (under subcontract to Orbital Sciences Corporation) and various satellite models.
The contractor for the external tank was Lockheed Martin (previously Martin Marietta), New Orleans, Louisiana.

BAE Systems

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In May 2001, Lockheed Martin sold Lockheed Martin Control Systems to BAE Systems.
The 1997 merger of American corporations Boeing and McDonnell Douglas, which followed the forming of Lockheed Martin, the world's largest defence contractor in 1995, increased the pressure on European defence companies to consolidate.

Bell V-280 Valor

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Lockheed Martin teamed up with Bell Helicopter to propose the V-280 Valor tiltrotor for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program.
The Bell V-280 Valor is a tiltrotor aircraft being developed by Bell and Lockheed Martin for the United States Army's Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program.