A Look at Lockheed Martin Term Paper by Nicky

An examination of Lockheed Martin, the world's primary military contractor and largest arms exporter.
# 150155 | 2,164 words | 8 sources | APA | 2012 | US
Published on Jan 29, 2012 in Business (Companies) , Business (Industries) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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The paper provides an overview of Lockheed Martin and its various operating units. The paper discusses Lockheed Martin's influence on American policy and looks at its three competitors in the aeronautics industry. The paper also points out its highly specialized personnel and facilities and proactive supplier diversity program that ensure the company's unrivaled success and strength in the aeronautics industry. The paper shows how Lockheed Martin is a very successful company with the capabilities of also achieving success in the future.

From the Paper:

"Lockheed Martin Corporation takes part in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services in the United States as well as around the world. The company does business in four different segments: Electronic Systems, Information Systems & Global Services, Aeronautics, and Space Systems. The Electronic Systems segment deals with air and missile defense; tactical missiles; weapon fire control systems; surface ship and submarine combat systems; anti-submarine and undersea warfare systems; land, sea-based, and airborne radars; surveillance and reconnaissance systems; simulation and training systems; and integrated logistics and sustainment services. Their Information Systems & Global Services segment supplies federal services; information technology solutions; software and systems engineering support services; logistics, mission operations support, peacekeeping, and nation-building services for a number of defense and civil government agencies. The Aeronautics division provides military aircraft, air vehicles, and related technologies. Some of the products and programs that are included are the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter-multi-role coalition fighter, the F-22 Raptor-air dominance attack and multi-mission stealth fighter, the F-16 Fighting Falcon-multi-role fighter, the C-130J Super Hercules tactical transport aircraft, and the C-5M Super Galaxy strategic airlift aircraft. It also deals with the P-3 maritime patrol aircraft and U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft; produces components for the F-2 fighter; and serves as a co-developer of the T-50 supersonic jet trainer."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Boeing Co. (BA). (2009). Retrieved September 10, 2009, from Yahoo Finance Web site: http://finance.yahoo.com/q/pr?s=BA
  • Lockheed Martin. (2009). Retrieved September 9, 2009, from Source Watch Web site: http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Lockheed_Martin
  • Lockheed Martin. (n.d.). Retrieved September 9, 2009, from CorpWatch Web site: http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?list=type&type=9
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation. (2009). Retrieved September 9, 2009, from Web site: http://www.lockheedmartin.com/index.html
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT). (2009). Retrieved September 9, 2009, from Yahoo Finance Web site: http://finance.yahoo.com/q/co?s=LMT

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