Lockheed Martin

The roots of Lockheed Martin can be traced back to the early days of flight in 1909, aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin organised a company around a modest airplane construction business and built it into a major airframe supplier to the US military and commercial customers. Today Lockheed Martin is one of the foremost security systems, engineering, software and systems integration companies in the world. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, USA Lockheed Martin is organised around four business areas: Aeronautics, Electronic Systems, Information Systems & Global Solutions and Space Systems.

Aeronautics Business Area

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company - is known for building the finest military aircraft in the world. This operating unit is renowned for developing high performance, tactical aircraft and airlift. The company’s recognition has been earned by seeking innovative and low-cost design and manufacturing strategies.

Electronic Systems Business Area

Lockheed Martin Canada - is a diversified global division primarily engaged in R&D, manufacture and integration of advanced-technology products. The company is also a leader in systems integration, software development and large scale program management such as the design, manufacture and supply of military-standard computers and electronic warfare, sonar and security systems; and the provision of life cycle support for major platforms

MS2 -provides surface, air and undersea applications on more than 460 programs for U.S. military and international customers.

Missiles & Fire Control- develops, manufactures and supports advanced combat, missile, rocket and space systems for customers in the USA and Internationally.

Global, Training & Logistics - is the leading supplier of training and logistics solutions. With a manufacturing facility in Mexico to training centres worldwide.

Sandia Corporation (Sandia National Laboratory) - is a government-owned/contractor operated (GOCO) facility. Which manages, Sandia for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.

Information Systems & Global Solutions Business Area

is comprised of 40,000 highly skilled professionals, this division (IS&GS) brings together the full range of Lockheed Martin's information competencies with an expansive global delivery capability. With more than $10 billion in sales, IS&GS is a leading federal services and Information Technology contractor with a strong heritage of delivering world-class solutions and delivering advanced technology across a broad spectrum of domains.

IS&GS is organized into three reporting units:

  • Mission Solutions
  • Information Systems
  • Global Solutions

Space Systems Business Area

Space is a demanding environment. But with systems built by Lockheed Martin, space is where the future takes flight, through partnerships that raise global communications, weather forecasting, space exploration and national security to new levels.


Lockheed Martin, specialises in providing significant solutions to the most complex and challenging technological issues for warfighters operating on ground, sea and air platforms. The company’s leading position in the defence industry is unique by virtue of their expertise and strong portfolio of capabilities:

  • Air Power
  • Air Traffic & Transportation Management
  • Distribution Systems
  • Homeland Security
  • Information Superiority
  • Information Technology
  • Missiles & Missile Defense
  • Net-Centric Solutions
  • Space Systems
  • Surveillance & Fire Control
  • Technology Research
  • Training & Simulation

Customer Base

Lockheed Martin is one of the world’s top military contractors for the USA and its allies worldwide. The company core business is within the defence and government side of the aerospace industry and the US government accounts for 85% of sales. Key Customers include the FBI, The Pentagon, U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, NASA; and dozens of foreign nations. The company also manufactures components for warfighters, tactical transport systems and jet trainers.

Lockheed Martin
6801 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817

Tel: +1 301 897-6000
Fax:+1 301-897-6704
Web: www.lockheedmartin.com

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