Vector Star articles and feature stories give you behind-the-scenes access to the latest advanced scientific research, job opportunities and innovative technology solutions emerging from Lockheed Martin.



Previous Editions


Vector Star Jan 2021

Missions, Milestones & Achievements of 2020

As the world faced unprecedented challenges, we continued to deliver on our mission and support our customers around the world.

Vector Star Feb 2021

Black History Month

Throughout February we celebrated the legacy of excellence forged by our Black employees.

Vector Star March 2021

The Future of Vertical Lift

U.S. Army helicopters have to fly low and fast, land quickly, deliver soldiers to the X and get out — all while evading the enemy in complex terrain.

Vector Star April 2021

Accelerating 21st Century Innovations

Watch how we delivered key program results during our first quarter of 2021.

Vector Star May 2021

Enhancing Pilots’ Situational Awareness

The Electro-Optical Targeting System for the F-35 Lightning II is an affordable, high-performance, lightweight, multi-function system.

Vector Star June 2021

Leading Through 2020

June marks one year since Jim Taiclet took over as our president and CEO.

Vector Star July 2021

Delivering Critical Capability

Watch how we delivered key program results during our second quarter of 2021.

Vector Star August 2021

Construction Completed

Take a look inside our new digital factory in Palmdale, CA.

Vector Star Sept 2021

Introducing America’s Next Strategic Tanker

Built in America by Americans for Americans and tailored specifically for the U.S. Air Force, the LMXT delivers critical capabilities to support automatic air-to-air refueling and more.

Taiclet at CSIS

Focused on the Mission

A conversation with our CEO: "[We're] bringing together the physical technologies of the 21st century with the digital-world technologies, and increasing our deterrent capabilities by doing that."


Connecting the Future Battlespace

Our 5G.MIL™ solutions integrate military communications with tactical gateway capabilities (“.MIL”) and enhanced fifth-generation technology (5G) to enable seamless, resilient and secure connectivity and data flow across all battlefield assets.

Glenn Martin

2021 Missions & Milestones

More than 100 years ago, aviation pioneers blazed a trail that would change aerospace and our lives forever. That spirit of innovation continues today. We are pushing the boundaries of technology and breaking barriers to rise to the challenges of tomorrow.