Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is an aerospace and defense manufacturer, and the largest defense contractor in the world


Lockheed Martin is an American aerospace, arms, security, defense, and advanced technologies company. The company was formed due to the merger between Lockheed Corporation and Martin Marietta in March of 1995. Lockheed Martin is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., with various other locations worldwide and employs over 100,000 people. The company operates in four business areas: aeronautics, missiles and fire control (MFC), rotary and missions systems (RMS), and space.

Lockheed Martin serves as one of the world's largest military support, aerospace, security, and technology agencies. Additionally, the company is the world's largest military contractor, with over 75% of its sales coming from military sources, based on its 2014 revenue reporting. Lockheed Martin is also a contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


December 21, 2020
Lockheed Martin announces $4.4 billion acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne.
October 7, 2010
Lockheed Martin raises a $9,500,000 series B round from Polaris Partners.
March 1998
Lockheed Martin raises a $376,400 grant from NYSERDA.
March 1997
Lockheed Martin raises a $540,000 grant from NYSERDA.

Funding rounds

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Funding round date
Lockheed Martin Series B round
October 7, 2010
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Acquired company
Acquisition amount (USD)
Date announced
July 25, 2009
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Documentaries, videos and podcasts





May 12, 2021
In partnership with the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has assisted the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center ( AFLCMC) in establishing the Rogue Blue Software Factory. This software development factory produces mission planning and command and control applications for the U.S. Strategic Command. The Rogue Blue Software Factory supports the Global Strike and Product Support (GSPS) contract, which delivers nuclear command, control, and communications planning capabilities f...
May 12, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has turned to global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin and enterprise applications company IFS to deliver an...
May 11, 2021
Scientists are now one step closer to learning more about how our solar system formed - and, potentially, the origins of life. Today, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which was designed, built and flown by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for NASA, departed asteroid Bennu and is headed back to Earth with a pristine asteroid sample. After a two-year, 1.4-billion-mile return cruise that includes two revolutions around the sun, OSIRIS-REx will catch up with Earth in its orbit in 2023 and jettison its...
New York Post
May 1, 2021
Fox News
Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid believes U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin may have once had fragments of a crashed UFO in its possession, it was revealed Friday.
Bruce Haring
May 1, 2021
Former Nevada Senator Harry Reid, once a major leader in the Democratic party before his retirement, has claimed that defense contractor Lockheed Martin may ...
William Harwood
April 27, 2021
Blue Origin's protest claims NASA's evaluation of moon lander proposals was "flawed."
Science X staff
April 26, 2021
On March 3, 2021, engineers completed a successful test deployment of the GOES-T solar array as part of a series of tests to prepare the satellite for a planned December 2021 launch.
Dave Levinthal
April 20, 2021
Business Insider
President Joe Biden's inaugural committee collectively raised eight-figures from dozens of corporations, many of which do business with government.
HT Auto Desk
April 16, 2021
Hindustan Times Auto News
Ashok Leyland said that the light bulletproof vehicles have been developed under the transfer of technology (TOT) from Lockheed Martin to Ashok Leyland..The light bulletproof vehicles completely indigenised and developed in India.
April 15, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Der Avature-Kunde Lockheed Martin, ein weltweit führendes Unternehmen für Sicherheit und Luft- und Raumfahrt, hat letzte Woche zwei...
Theron Mohamed
April 15, 2021
The cryptocurrency exchange's market capitalization peaked at $112 billion, valuing it higher than Target, Airbnb, or Lockheed Martin.
Saqib Shah
April 14, 2021
DARPA has picked Jeff Bezo's Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin and General Atomics to build and demonstrate a spacecraft driven by nuclear thermal propulsion.
Shishir Bhargava
April 12, 2021
Harvard Business Review
Market leaders maximize returns by actively shaping -- and reshaping -- their partnership portfolios.
April 7, 2021
To obtain real-time awareness of the more than 300,000 objects orbiting the earth, the German Space Agency at DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt / German Aerospace Center ) has selected Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) iSpace TM command and control system. The iSpace system tracks thousands of objects orbiting the earth by collecting data from a worldwide network of government, commercial and scientific community surveillance sensors. The German Space Agency at DLR is the nati...
Ryan Pickrell
March 5, 2021
Business Insider
A test aircraft left scorch marks on the White House lawn a few years ago, and the military is still trying to figure out how to fix that.
Lockheed Martin
March 2, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) have signed a joint collaboration agreement to extend their partnership...
CareerSource Florida
February 24, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Lockheed Martin and CareerSource Florida have partnered to develop and refine a registered...
Sarah Scoles
February 18, 2021
The science mission will launch the first drone to fly on another planet, attempt making oxygen in space, and search for signs of ancient life.
Clint Boulton
February 16, 2021
The defense contractor has empowered its data scientists with self-service capabilities and centralized modeling, says Matt Seaman, chief data and analytics officer of enterprise operations.
February 16, 2021
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will soon begin supporting formal integration and testing of the U.S. Army's combat vehicle protection system intended to keep warfighters safer and more secure from battlefield threats. Under the terms of a recent contract, the company will provide its Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) base kit, which includes an open-architecture processor that integrates vehicle sensors and countermeasures in a common framework to detect, track and defeat rocket-propel...


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