Innovation with Purpose: Lockheed Martin's First 100 Years

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Book outlining the history of the Lockheed Martin aerospace company, including its initial start near the end of the 19th century through 2017, with speculation about the future. Chapters are organized chronologically, describing the various business decisions, design innovations, and other work that occurred during particular decades, with relation to wider aviation and technological history. Index starts on page 263.

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274 p. : ill. (some col.)

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The History Factory 2013.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 20 times , with 10 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world. Fort Worth is home to their headquarters, and they have facilities across the country. In addition to their role in national security, the company has kept extensive image archives of U.S. aeronautic and military history, especially during WWII.

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Book outlining the history of the Lockheed Martin aerospace company, including its initial start near the end of the 19th century through 2017, with speculation about the future. Chapters are organized chronologically, describing the various business decisions, design innovations, and other work that occurred during particular decades, with relation to wider aviation and technological history. Index starts on page 263.

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274 p. : ill. (some col.)

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CONTENTS: Workshops: the dawn of an industry (1886-1926) -- Small factories: the golden age of aviation (1926-1937) -- Mass production plants: to fill the sky (1937-1945) -- Covert facilities: developing deterrents (1946-1957) -- Launch pads: the space race (1957-1969) -- Clean rooms: breaking down barriers (1970-1990) -- Silicon and screens: the digital age accelerates (1991-2001) -- Worldwide networks: the advent of global security (2001-2012) -- Cyberspace: ushering a connected world into the future (2001-2012) -- Epilogue: the next 100 years.

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The History Factory. Innovation with Purpose: Lockheed Martin's First 100 Years, book, 2013; Bethesda, Maryland. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1091870/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth.