Maryland Aerospace Corporations

Maryland is home to 15 of the top 20 U.S. Aerospace and Defense corporations!

Major Aerospace & Defense Employers in Maryland Employer Employment Product / Service       

  • Fort George G. Meade 54,000 Military installation; intelligence

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground 21,000 Military installation

  • Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington 17,500 Military installation

  • Naval Air Station Patuxent River 11,725 Military installation

  • Northrop Grumman 10,365 Electronic systems Fort Detrick 6,400 Military installation

  • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory 5,545 R&D systems engineering

  • Lockheed Martin 3,255 Aerospace and electronics

  • NASA – Goddard Space Flight Center 3,000 Space research

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin. 2,900 Monitoring and research

  • Leidos 2,595 National security, health and engineering services

  • Booz Allen Hamilton 2,100 IT services and systems engineering

Maryland Department of Commerce - Aerospace & Defense