The world’s biggest aerospace and defence companies in 2018

Headquartered in Bethesda, US, Lockheed Martin employs approximately 100,000 people across the globe. Image courtesy of Joseph Gruber.



  • Boeing
  • Airbus
  • United Technologies
  • Lockheed Martin
  • General Dynamics Corporation
  • GE Aviation
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Raytheon
  • BAE Systems
  • Rolls-Royce