Lockheed Martin Manned Space Systems
New Orleans, LA
Overview: Lockheed Martin is a long-time
fixture at the
Michoud Assembly Facility, where
it has been building external fuel tanks for the
Space Shuttle for years. It is now gearing up for
its work on the next generation of space
vehicles. The company was awarded the
contract to design and build the Crew
Exploration Vehicle,
Orion, for the
Constellation Program.

Address: Michoud Assembly Facility, 13800
Old Gentilly Rd., New Orleans, LA 70129

Phone: 504.257.3311

Products or services: products for the
Constellation Program.



Connections: In the Gulf Coast Aerospace
Corridor region, Lockheed Martin also operates
Space & Technology Center at Stennis
Space Center, Miss., and several sites in
Northwest Florida.
Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
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Corporate family
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Headquarters: Lockheed Martin Corp., 6801
Rockledge Dr., Bethesda, Md. 20817-1877
United States
Phone: 301.897.6000
Market/symbol: NYSE/LMT
Overview: The world’s No. 1 defense
contractor ahead of Boeing and Northrop
Grumman. It’s a multinational manufacturer and
advanced technology company that builds
warplanes, missiles, satellites, missile and
submarine warfare systems, radar, airborne
defense systems and command, control and
communications and reconnaissance and
surveillance systems. Lockheed Martin’s
operating units are organized into broad
business areas: Aeronautics, which includes
tactical aircraft, airlift and aeronautical research
and development lines of business; Space
Systems, which includes space launch,
commercial satellites, government satellites and
strategic missiles lines of business: Electronic
Systems, which includes missiles and fire
control, naval systems, platform integration,
simulation and training and energy programs
lines of business; and Integrated Systems &
Global Solutions, which includes C41, federal
services, government and commercial IT
Noteworthy: The company was formed in 1995
with the merger of Lockheed and Martin
Marietta. The segments of the two companies
not retained formed the basis for L-3
Communications; The company’s Skunk Works
is involved in advanced development programs
for future systems.
Major Lockheed Martin products: F-16
Falcon; F-22 Raptor; F-35 Lightning II, C-130
Hercules; Trident missile
Major Lockheed Martin competitors: Boeing,
Northrop Grumman, Raytheon

Website: http://www.lockheedmartin.com