Lockheed Martin Space & Technology Center Stennis Space Center, MS
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 solutions. 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; Lockheed Martin won the contract to design and build the Crew Exploration Vehicle, called Orion, for the Constellation Program; 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
Lockheed SBIRS satellite, built in part at Stennis.
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Overview: Lockheed Martin's Space & Technology Center at the John C. Stennis Space Center is housed in a 226,000 square-foot building and is the first tenant of an aerospace park within the federal facility. The center developed and tested the core structure for the A2100 spacecraft for the Navy's Mobile User Objective System, as well as the propulsion subsystem for the Air Force's Space-Based Infrared System.
Address: Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
Products or services: produces advanced propulsion, thermal and metrology products used for satellites and other spacecraft