Lockheed Martin UK

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Headquartered in London and with 16 key sites across the UK, Lockheed Martin UK employs approximately 1,700 people from Culdrose in Cornwall to Faslane in Scotland.

Lockheed Martin UK is a strategic partner to the Government and a major contributor to the UK economy.  As the fifth largest supplier to the Ministry of Defence, we spend approximately £1 billion each year, supporting over 1,000 companies in our supply chain. Our investment in the F-35 programme alone will sustain up to 20,000 UK jobs during the production phase.

We offer challenging, fulfilling careers with opportunities for apprentices, interns, graduates as well as experienced professionals. 

Lockheed Martin UK

Working with 1,000 partners across industry and academia, Lockheed Martin is engineering a better tomorrow for the UK.

Careers with Lockheed Martin UK

Lockheed Martin UK apprentices and graduates talk about what attracted them to the company and how their careers are progressing.

Armoured Vehicles

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Our manufacturing facilities in Bedfordshire are where we design, develop and deliver turrets for the British Army’s Warrior and AJAX vehicles.

F-35 Lightning II

The F-35 is providing game changing, 5 th generation capability to the UK Armed Forces but the programme is also bringing billions of dollars to UK industry.


Space is a place to do
With decades of experience delivering global communications, weather forecasting, space exploration and national security, we want to play a key role in growing the UK’s space industry.
Lockheed Martin also has a number of key partnerships in the UK:


Ascent, a 50/50 joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Babcock International is delivering the UK’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) which provides training for all UK Armed Forces pilots and rear crew.

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)

Lockheed Martin is one of three shareholders that form AWE Management Limited, which in 2000 was awarded the contract to operate the AWE sites.

UK Seabed Resources

A wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin UK, UK Seabed Resources, in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, holds licences and contracts to explore an area of the Pacific sea floor for mineral-rich polymetallic nodules.

Your Career with Us

A career with Lockheed Martin not only means a competitive salary and benefits package, but also includes inspiring career development opportunities, a real commitment to work/life balance and a working environment that truly supports your ability to excel. As well as our London headquarters we have 16 key sites across the UK.

Lockheed Martin UK Reporting