A corporate ancestor of Lockheed Martin
, the Lockheed Corporation
aerospace company was formed in 1932
by the brothers Allan and Malcom Loughhead, who had built their first plane in 1913
The company has built both commercial and military aircraft.
In 1996, the company merged with the Martin Marietta Corporation to form Lockheed Martin.
The company's headquarters are in Bethesda, Maryland.
Some famous Lockheed planes: