May 3, 2011 Comments Off on ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2008 sales of $11.7 billion.
ITT is a top tier U.S. defense contractor providing innovative technologies and operational services to meet the emerging requirements of military, government and commercial customers. Leveraging more than 60 years of experience, we provide communications, sensing & surveillance, space, and advanced engineering and integrated services for government and commercial customers.
A Defense Organization for the 21st Century
With the character of warfare evolving rapidly, defense customers now count on ITT not just for hardware engineering and excellence, but for information-based networks and solutions. ITT has recently realigned its business segments that allow us to deliver integrated systems and increased value to customers.
May 3, 2011 Comments Off on BAE Systems
BAE Systems is a global defense and security company with approximately 100,000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. In 2010, BAE Systems reported sales of £22.4 billion (US$ 34.6 billion). BAE Systems has approximately 100,000 employees worldwide with customers in more than 100 countries.
BAE Systems is active in Australia, India, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Their organizational structure is designed to deliver the cost, capability and overall financial performance to meet customers’ needs. They are organized into the following business units:
BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems, Inc. comprises the group’s US-based businesses: Land & Armaments; Electronic Solutions; Intelligence & Security; Platform Solutions and Support Solutions.
Programmes and Support
Programmes and Support comprises the group’s UK-based military air and information business, maritime activities and the activities of the Detica security business.
The International operating group comprises the group’s businesses in Saudi Arabia, Australia, India and Oman together with 37.5% interest in the pan-European MBDA joint venture, a 10.2% shareholding of Saab in Sweden and a 49% shareholding in Air Astana.
May 3, 2011 Comments Off on Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
As a global security and information technology company, the majority of Lockheed Martin’s business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. federal government agencies. In fact, Lockheed Martin is the largest provider of IT services, systems integration, and training to the U.S. Government. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin’s business is comprised of international government and some commercial sales of our products, services and platforms.
Lockheed Martin’s operating units are organized into broad business areas:
Aeronautics, with approximately $13.3 billion in 2010 sales, includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.
Electronic Systems, with approximately $14.3 billion in 2010 sales, includes missiles and fire control, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.
Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS), with approximately $9.9 billion in 2010 sales, includes C4I, federal services, government and commercial IT solutions.
Space Systems, with approximately $8.2 billion in 2010 sales, includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business.
The Corporation reported 2010 sales of $45.8 billion, a backlog of $78.2 billion, and cash flow from operations of $4 billion (All amounts approximate).
May 3, 2011 Comments Off on General Dynamics
General Dynamics is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and mission-critical information systems and technology.
The company was formed in 1952 through the combination of the Electric Boat Company, Consolidated Vultee (CONVAIR) and several others. Since then, they have been a leader of innovation and creativity in the marine, aerospace, defense, communications and electronics industries.
The company grew organically and through acquisitions until the early 1990s, when they sold many of their defense-related businesses. They began expanding again in 1995, by acquiring additional shipyards and combat vehicle-related businesses. In 1997 they started buying companies that are expert in information-technology products and services. In 1999 General Dynamics acquired Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., a global leader of the business-jet aircraft industry, and expanded their business-jet service capabilities through the acquisition of Jet Aviation in 2008.
Since 1997 General Dynamics has acquired more than 50 companies. Their revenue has grown from $4 billion to approximately $32 billion in that time and their workforce has increased from 29,000 to approximately 90,000 employees today.
The company is organized into four business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Systems and Technology and Marine Systems. Each business group is a leader in the markets it serves, as a result of the careful development of a portfolio of relevant, affordable products and services.
May 3, 2011 Comments Off on Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
In January 2009, Northrop Grumman announced several structural actions to strengthen alignment with its customers, improve the company’s program performance and growth potential, and enhance its cost competitiveness. These actions included streamlining its organizational structure, reducing the number of sectors from seven to four. The four sectors are Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Information Systems and Technical Services.
The Aerospace Systems sector, a merger of the former Integrated Systems and Space Technology sectors, created an approximately $10 billion business whose approximately 24,000 employees comprise a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems, missile systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security.
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced electronics for military, civil and commercial use. The sector provides a variety of defense electronics and systems, airspace management systems, navigation systems, precision weapons, communications systems, marine systems, space systems, government systems and logistics services.
Northrop Grumman Information Systems is a leading global provider of advanced solutions that deliver timely, enabling information where it’s needed most for its military, intelligence, civilian, state and local, and commercial customers. The sector is an $8.4 billion business employing more than 24,000 employees with offices in 50 states and 18 countries.
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Technical Services leverages and consolidates existing expertise that had resided in seven Northrop Grumman entities around the globe, including: Technical Services, Space Technology, Defense Enterprise Solutions, Federal Enterprise Solutions, Field Support Services, Technical Services and the Space Gateway Joint Venture, Enterprise Management Services and the NGTS Arabia Joint Venture. By drawing on the assets and strength of over 19,000 Northrop Grumman experts in infrastructure management and maintenance, training, and logistics and life-cycle management, the sector is now better positioned to offer their customers an even greater breadth of know-how and service.
May 3, 2011 Comments Off on SAIC
The Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. Founded by J. Robert Beyster, Ph.D., and a small group of scientists in 1969, SAIC and its subsidiaries now have approximately 43,000 employees worldwide.
SAIC solves its customers’ mission-critical problems with innovative applications of technology and expertise. In medical labs researching cancer cures, in the desert testing next-generation robotics, or in the ocean deploying tsunami warning systems, SAIC people and technologies are there. In crime labs investigating new evidence, and in Iraq helping protect and support our men and women in uniform, SAIC is there.
SAIC has a strong commitment to supporting programs of national importance – helping to solve or undertake our country’s most significant problems. They offer a broad range of services and products to address our customers’ most complex and critical technology-related needs.
May 3, 2011 Comments Off on Eaton Aerospace
Eaton is a global technology leader in diversified power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably.
When it comes to aerospace, Eaton’s experience is deep and wide-ranging. Recognized for their leadership in fluid power, electrical distribution and control, and sensor components and systems, they help their clients achieve many critical goals, including improved fuel economy, aircraft safety and reliability.
Eaton’s aerospace products fall into the following categories:
Cockpit Interface and Circuit Protection
An all-encompassing array of cockpit interface and circuit protection options, engineered to meet every customers’ requirements worldwide.
Eaton’s aerospace portfolio includes fuel pumps, valves, sensors, and accessories, as well as all the components to build fuel conveyance and delivery sub-systems from the tank to the engine.
Eaton is the leading global supplier of hydraulic power generation and fluid distribution components and systems.
With a broad range of proven and highly reliable components and systems for a variety of aerospace and marine applications around the world, Eaton delivers for customers who are looking for more optimized systems with less weight, greater performance and more reliability.
Propulsion Sub-Systems and Air Distribution
Time after time, Eaton’s premier components, assemblies and sub-systems consistently deliver the highest performance, reliability, durability and best total value required by their global customers.