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Lockheed Martin
Type Public (NYSE: LMT)
Founded 1912 (in 1995, company took on current name)
Headquarters Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland; locations in 45 U.S. states and 56 countries
Key people Robert J. Stevens: Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Industry Aerospace and defense
Products ATC systems, ballistic missiles, munitions, NMD elements, transport aircraft, fighter aircraft, radar, satellites, Atlas launch vehicles, NASA's Orion spacecraft, numerous others
Revenue $37.213 billion USD (2005), and a backlog of $74.825 billion USD.
Employees 140,000
Website www.lockheedmartin.com

Lockheed Martin (NYSELMT) is a leading multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta. It is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, a community in Montgomery County, Maryland, and employs 140,000 people worldwide. Robert J. Stevens is the current Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. Image File history File links LMLogo. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Bethesda is an urbanized, but unincorporated, area in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. 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Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... Robert J. Stevens serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin. ... A chair or seat is also a seat of office, authority, or dignity, such as the chairperson of a committee, or a professorship at a college or university, or the individual that presides over business proceedings. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... A Chief Executive Officer (CEO), or Chief Executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer, administrator, corporate administrator, executive, or executive officer, in charge of total management of a corporation, company, organization or agency. ...


Lockheed Martin is the world's largest defense contractor (by revenue).[1] As of 2005, 95% of Lockheed Martin's revenues came from the United States Department of Defense, other U.S. federal government agencies, and foreign military customers. A defense contractor (sometimes called a military contractor) is a business organization or individual that provides products or services to a defense department of a government. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article describes the government of the United States. ...


A team led by prime contractor Lockheed Martin won the 2006 Collier Trophy for the development of the F-22 Raptor fighter jet. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Collier Trophy is the most prestigious award in the aviation field, given once a year to those that have made the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been... The F-22 Raptor is a fifth generation fighter aircraft which utilizes fourth generation Stealth technology. ... An A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-86 Sabre, P-38 Lightning and P-51 Mustang fly in formation during an air show at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. ...

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History

Lockheed Martin was formed by a "merger of equals", both companies contributing important products to the new portfolio. Lockheed products included the Trident missile, P-3 Orion, F-16 Fighting Falcon (the production line being purchased from General Dynamics in 1993), F-22 Raptor, C-130 Hercules, A-4AR Fightinghawk and the DSCS-3 satellite. Martin Marietta products included Titan rockets, Sandia National Laboratories (management contract acquired in 1993), Space Shuttle External Tank, Viking 1 and Viking 2 landers, the Transfer Orbit Stage (under subcontract to Orbital Sciences Corporation) and various satellite models. Six companies not kept after the merger became the foundation for today's L-3 Communications, a mid-sized defense contractor in its own right. The Lockheed SR-71 was remarkably advanced for its time and remains unsurpassed in many areas of performance. ... This article contains technical information about the Trident ballistic missile. ... The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a maritime patrol aircraft of numerous militaries around the world, used primarily for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, and anti-submarine warfare. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is an American multirole jet fighter aircraft developed by General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin for the United States Air Force. ... General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is a defense conglomerate formed by mergers and divestitures, and as of 2005 it is the sixth largest defense contractor in the world[1]. The company has changed markedly in the post-Cold War era of defense consolidation. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... The F-22 Raptor is a fifth generation fighter aircraft which utilizes fourth generation Stealth technology. ... The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop cargo aircraft and the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide. ... The Lockheed Martin A-4AR Fightinghawk is a major upgrade of the A-4M Skyhawk combat aircraft specially developed for the Argentine Air Force. ... Martin Marietta Corporation was founded in 1961 through the merger of The Martin Company and American-Marietta Corporation. ... Titan was a family of U.S. expendable rockets used between 1959 and 2005. ... It has been suggested that Sandia Base be merged into this article or section. ... The Space Shuttle External Tank (ET) on its way to the Vehicle Assembly Building. ... The Viking 1 was the first of two spacecraft sent to Mars as part of NASAs Viking program. ... Frost on Mars. ... Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC, though commonly abbreviated as Orbital) is a Dulles, Virginia company which specializes in satellite launch and manufacture. ... L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. ...


Shortly after the creation of the company Lockheed Martin acquired the majority of Loral Corporation's defense electronics and system integration businesses for $9.1 billion. The remainder of Loral became Loral Space & Communications. Loral Corporation was a small Bronx defense contractor on the verge of bankruptcy when in 1972 it was acquired by Bernard Schwartz, who over the course of the next two decades built it into a major player in the global aerospace and defense industry, acquiring sixteen other defense and aerospace... Loral Space & Communications Ltd. ...


In 1998, Lockheed Martin abandoned plans to merge with Northrop Grumman due to government concerns over the potential strength of the new group (Lockheed/Northrop would have had control of 25% of the Department of Defense's procurement budget). Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is an aerospace and defense conglomerate that is the result of a 1994 merger between Northrop and Grumman. ...


In September 1999, the Mars Climate Orbiter smashed into the surface of Mars and was destroyed due to a failure to convert imperial measures of rocket thrust (pounds) to metric measures (Newtons). Lockheed, the prime contractor for the mission, measured the thruster firings in pounds, even though the National Aeronautics and Space Administration had requested metric measurements. The $250 million dollar spacecraft burned up or broke apart in the Mars' atmosphere due to the error. Lockheed accepted blame for the demise of the craft after an investigation revealed that the Lockheed team incorrectly programmed the Mars Climate Orbiter with English units instead of metric units. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the year. ... Mars Climate Orbiter during tests The Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor 98 Orbiter) was one of two spacecraft in the Mars Surveyor 98 program, the other being the Mars Polar Lander (formerly the Mars Surveyor 98 Lander). ... Adjectives: Martian Atmosphere Surface pressure: 0. ... The pound-force is a non-SI unit of force or weight (properly abbreviated lbf or lbf). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one pound multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth (which is defined as exactly 9. ... The newton (symbol: N) is the SI derived unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. ... This article is about the American space agency. ... Mars Climate Orbiter during tests The Mars Climate Orbiter (formerly the Mars Surveyor 98 Orbiter) was one of two spacecraft in the Mars Surveyor 98 program, the other being the Mars Polar Lander (formerly the Mars Surveyor 98 Lander). ...


In 2000, Lockheed agreed to pay a $13 million settlement to the U.S. government for breaching the arms export control act. The company passed information to AsiaSat, of which a major shareholder is the Chinese government. According to the U.S. Department of State, the information given to AsiaSat may have helped China improve its missiles. In May 2000, Lockheed Martin sold Lockheed Martin Control Systems to BAE Systems. In November 2000, Lockheed completed the sale of its Aerospace Electronic Systems business to BAE Systems for $1.67 billion. This group encompassed Sanders Associates, Fairchild Systems, and Lockheed Martin Space Electronics & Communications. Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. ... The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the Cabinet-level foreign affairs agency of the United States government, equivalent to foreign ministries in other countries. ... BAE Systems Platform Solutions is part of BAE Systems Electronics and Integrated Solutions, a subsidiary of BAE Systems Inc. ... BAE Systems plc is the worlds third largest defence contractor,[3] the largest in Europe and a commercial aerospace manufacturer. ... Lockheed Martin Aerospace Electronic Systems was a division of Lockheed Martin. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... Sanders Associates was a company in Nashua, New Hampshire. ...


In 2001 Lockheed Martin won the contract to build the F-35 Lightning II. This is the most important fighter aircraft procurement project since the F-16, with an initial order of 3,000 worth $200 billion before export orders. This is a list of aviation-related events from 2001: Events April: The unmanned aircraft Global Hawk flies automatically from Edwards AFB in the US to Australia non-stop and unrefuelled. ... The F-35 Lightning II is a single-seat, single-engine, stealth-capable military strike fighter, a multi-role aircraft that can perform close air support, tactical bombing, and air-to-air combat. ...


In 2003, Lockheed Martin benefited from a U.S. Air Force decision to punish the Boeing Company for conducting industrial espionage against its rival. The USAF revoked $1 billion worth of contracts from Boeing and awarded them to Lockheed Martin. The company sued Boeing in 1998 for stealing documents related to a military contract. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare branch of the United States armed forces and one of the seven uniformed services. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William Boeing. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Competitive Intelligence. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


On January 12, 2006, the U.S. Army pulled the plug on an $879 million Aerial Common Sensor contract with Lockheed Martin. The Army found that the weight of the Aerial Common Sensor electronics payload exceeded the Embraer 145 airframe, which was Lockheed's selected aircraft. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... The Lockheed Martin Aerial Common Sensor (ACS) platform is a reconnaissance aircraft airframe, for the United States Army and Navy. ... The Lockheed Martin Aerial Common Sensor (ACS) platform is a reconnaissance aircraft airframe, for the United States Army and Navy. ... Embraer, the Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. is a Brazilian aircraft manufacturer. ...


In May 2006 it was reported in The Washington Post that when Robert Stevens took control of Lockheed Martin in 2004, he faced the dilemma that within 10 years 100,000 of the about 130,000 Lockheed Martin employees would be retiring.[2] The Washington Post is the largest newspaper in Washington, D.C.. It is also one of the citys oldest papers, having been founded in 1877. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2006, Lockheed Corporation won a 3.9 billion dollar contract from NASA on August 31 to design and build the CEV capsule, also known as the Orion, for the nation’s next spaceship for human flight, for the Ares I rocket in the Constellation Program. This is a list of aviation-related events from 2006: // January 19 - Jet Airways announces its purchase of Air Sahara, creating the largest domestic airliner in India. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Orion is a spacecraft currently under development by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ... The Space Shuttle Discovery as seen from the International Space Station. ... Edward White on a spacewalk during the Gemini 4 mission. ...

C-130 Hercules; in production since the 1950s, now as the C-130J
C-130 Hercules; in production since the 1950s, now as the C-130J

On November 2, 2006, the $154 million Mars Global Surveyor suffered a critical malfunction. It had completed its primary mission in 2001 and was on its third extended mission when it finally failed. NASA reported on April 13, 2007 that the malfunction was caused by a faulty command sent from Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver caused an onboard battery to overheat, eventually causing a loss of power. The spacecraft was lost when the power loss cut off communications with the orbiter. Image File history File links Lockheed_C-130_Hercules. ... Image File history File links Lockheed_C-130_Hercules. ... The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop cargo aircraft and the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) was a US spacecraft developed by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and launched November 1996. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... This article refers to the state capital of Colorado. ...


On December 1, 2006 all of Lockheed Martin's commercial launch operations were transferred to the United Launch Alliance (ULA). This is a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, first announced May 2, 2005. is the 335th day of the year (336th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United Launch Alliance is a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William Boeing. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On February 13, 2007 a New Mexico State Court found Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, liable for $4.7 million in damages for the firing of a former network security analyst, Shawn Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter had reported to his supervisors that hundreds of military installations and defense contractors' networks were compromised and sensitive information was being stolen -- including hundreds of sensitive Lockheed documents on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter project. When his supervisors told him to drop the investigation and do nothing with the information, he went to intelligence officials in the United States Army and later the FBI to address the national security breaches. When Sandia Corporation management discovered his actions months later, they revoked his security clearance and fired him. is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Shawn Carpenter is an American Navy veteran and whistleblower (previously employed by Sandia National Laboratories) who tracked down a Chinese cyberespionage ring that is code-named Titan Rain by the FBI. He came to national attention when his story was reported on in the September 5, 2005 issue of Time... NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is a multipurpose spacecraft designed to conduct reconnaissance and exploration of Mars from orbit. ... The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Sandia National Laboratories is a major United States Department of Energy research and development national laboratory with two locations, one in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the other in Livermore, California. ... A security clearance is a status granted to individuals, typically members of the military and employees of governments and their contractors, allowing them access to classified information, i. ...


Corporate governance

Current members of the board of directors of Lockheed Martin are: Edward Aldridge, Nolan Archibald, Marcus Bennett, James O. Ellis, Gwendolyn King, James Loy, Douglas McCorkindale, Eugene Murphy, Joseph Ralston, Frank Savage, Anne Stevens, Robert J. Stevens, James Ukropina, and Douglas Yearley. In relation to a company, a director is an officer (that is, someone who works for the company) charged with the conduct and management of its affairs. ... Edward Aldridge, Jr. ... Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr. ... Gwendolyn S. King (born in East Orange, New Jersey) is an American businesswoman. ... Admiral James Milton Loy (born August 10, 1942) is the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ... Joseph Ralston was a general of the United States Air Force. ... Robert J. Stevens serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin. ...


Divisions

Aeronautics

Lockheed Martin/BAE/Northrop Grumman X-35 (F-35 Prototype)
Lockheed Martin/BAE/Northrop Grumman X-35 (F-35 Prototype)
Submarine launch of a Lockheed Trident missile
Submarine launch of a Lockheed Trident missile

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company is a major unit of Lockheed Martin with headquarters at Fort Worth, Texas. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2331x1800, 376 KB) Description : A Lockheed F-35 in flying Photographer : US Air Force http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2331x1800, 376 KB) Description : A Lockheed F-35 in flying Photographer : US Air Force http://www. ... Image File history File links Trident_II_missile_image. ... Image File history File links Trident_II_missile_image. ...

Electronic Systems

Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors (LM MS2) is a Lockheed Martin business segment, headquartered in Moorestown, New Jersey, a suburb of Philadelphia. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training & Support (LM STS) is a Lockheed Martin business unit based in Orlando, FL. The companys simulation business is focused on supplying training solutions for military and commercial platforms, as well as staff training functions. ... Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego (LMSI) is a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, in the Electronic Systems sector, located in Owego, New York, with approximately 5,000 employees. ... It has been suggested that Sandia Base be merged into this article or section. ...

Information Systems & Global Services

Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) is a research and development facility dedicated to the support of the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program — a joint program of the United States Navy and United States Department of Energy, responsible for the research, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of U.S. nuclear-powered... Lockheed Martin Orincon Corporation (originally ORINCON Corporation International) is a systems integration and information technology company that supports Lockheed Martins position in the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) industry. ... Lockheed Martin Transportation and Security Solutions (LMTSS) is a Lockheed Martin business unit, formed of the combination of Lockheed Martins Air Traffic Management (LMATM) unit with several other Systems Integration business units. ...

Space Systems

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is one of the 4 major business divisions of Lockheed Martin. ...

Others

The Fábrica Militar de Aviones (FMA, or Military Aircraft Factory) was Argentinas main manufacturer of military aircraft. ... Lockheed Martin Enterprise Information Systems is the internal IT organization. ... Lockheed Martin U.K. (LMUK) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, headquartered in London. ...

Joint Ventures

International Launch Services (or ILS)is a partnership between American defense contractor Lockheed Martin, and the Russian firm, Khrunichev, and RSC Energia for the purpose of co-marketing their respective rocket launch services. ... Khrunichev State Space Scientific Production Center is a Moscow-based producer of space-launch systems. ... S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (also known as RKK Energiya) is a Russian manufacturer of spacecraft and space station components. ... Lockheed Martin Alenia Tactical Transport Systems (LMATTS) is a joint company formed in 1997 for the development of the C-27J Spartan, a further development of Alenias G222. ... Alenia Aeronautica Italian aeronautic company Alenia Difesa Italian defense products company Alenia Spazio Italian aerospace company [now called Alcatel Alenia Space] Alenia Marconi Systems or AMS Anglo-Italian electronic company Categories: Disambiguation ... Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) is a military project intended to replace aging NATO patriot missiles. ... The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V. (EADS) is a large European aerospace corporation, formed by the merger on July 10, 2000 of Aérospatiale-Matra of France, Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) of Spain, and DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA) of Germany. ... MBDA is a European arms company which manufactures missiles and is the result of the 2001 merger of Aérospatiale-Matra Missiles (of EADS), Alenia Marconi Systems missile divisions and Matra BAe Dynamics. ... Space Imaging, of Thornton, Colorado, is an operator of remote-sensing spacecraft and vendor of space imagery. ... United Launch Alliance is a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William Boeing. ... Headquartered in Houston, Texas, United Space Alliance (USA) is one of the world’s leading space operations companies. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William Boeing. ... Ge may refer to: Gê, a group of indigenous Brazilian tribes and their Ge languages Ge (Cyrillic) (Г, г), a letter of the Cyrillic alphabet Ge with upturn (Ґ, Ò‘), a letter of the Ukrainian alphabet Nikolai Ge, a Russian painter GÄ“, an ancient Chinese dagger-axe Ge (genus), a genus of butterflies Also... Rolls-Royce plc is a British aircraft engine maker; the second-largest in the world, behind General Electric Aviation. ...

Trivia

  • Lockheed's Hellfire missiles were widely used in the invasion of Iraq.
  • Lockheed Martin sponsors the Lockheed Martin Maintenance Trophy, which is an annual competition that runs in parallel with the Fincastle competition, in which groundcrews of the P-3 Orion and the Nimrod MR2 compete in various tasks and exercises.
  • The song "Do You Like Me" by Post-hardcore band Fugazi uses the company's name in a refrain. The song was recorded in 1995, the same year that Lockheed and Martin Marietta merged.
  • The company's 3D-generating technology, Real3D, was used in conjunction with game design studio AM2 to create the first three arcade games in the Sega fighting game series Virtua Fighter.

Hellfire AGM-114A AGM-114 Hellfire (Helicopter launched fire-and-forget) is a U.S. air-to-ground missile system designed to defeat tanks and other individual targets while minimizing the exposure of the launch vehicle to enemy fire. ... Nimrod Line Sqn 2005 Groundcrew // Origins The Lockheed Martin Fincastle Maintenance Trophy was first introduced during Fincastle 1996, which was held in New Zealand. ... Fincastle Trophy The International Fincastle Competition is a contest of skills between the air forces of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. ... In the Royal Air Force of Great Britain the word groundcrew is used to describe the support crew supplying the aeroplane with fuel and maintenance. ... The Lockheed P-3 Orion is a maritime patrol aircraft of numerous militaries around the world, used primarily for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, and anti-submarine warfare. ... The Nimrod is a maritime patrol aircraft developed in the United Kingdom. ... Fugazi may refer to: an Italian slang term for something that is fake/not authentic. ... Sega Amusement Machine Research and Development Department 2 (popularly known as Sega AM2 or simply AM2) is a research and development team for the video game company Sega. ... Centipede by Atari is a typical example of a 1980s era arcade game. ... Sega Corporation ) is a multinational Japanese video game software and hardware development company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... Screenshot of The King of Fighters XI (2005, SNK Playmore). ... Virtua Fighter (VF) is a series of 3D versus fighting games created by Sega studio AM2 and designer Yu Suzuki. ...

References

  1. ^ "Defense News Top 100." Defense News.
  2. ^ Dutt, Jill. "Taking an Engineer's Approach at Lockheed Martin." Washington Post, May 1, 2006.[1]

Defense News is a large American news company. ...

See also

Sandia National Laboratories is a major United States Department of Energy research and development national laboratory with two locations, one in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the other in Livermore, California. ... Shawn Carpenter is an American Navy veteran and whistleblower (previously employed by Sandia National Laboratories) who tracked down a Chinese cyberespionage ring that is code-named Titan Rain by the FBI. He came to national attention when his story was reported on in the September 5, 2005 issue of Time...

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