Lockheed in 1975

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Companies in 1975




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25. DEEP SUBMERGENCE Rescue Vehicle

Lockheed Missiles and Space Company has developed two Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicles (DSRV) for the Navy. The torpedo shaped vessels are the Central element of a new Navy system designed to move rapidly anywhere in the world to begin rescue operations for crewmen of a disabled submarine. Sealing itself to the stricken craft's escape hatch, DSRV can take aboard up to 24 men at a time and carry them to safety.


26, 27, 28. SHIPS, Construction, Offshore Oil

Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company (26) has built a variety of naval and Commercial vessels, including Navy LPDs, large 1000-passenger ferries, guided missile frigates, barges, a roll-on roll-off cargo ship, and the world's largest hydrofoil research vessel. It also handles a thriving ship repair business. In the spring of 1975, LSCC was building two of the world's most powerful icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard and had in hand the largest contract in its history - a $253 million U.S. Navy award to construct two submarine tenders for delivery in 1978 and 1979. The company's heavy construction division is active throughout the U.S. West. Shown (28) is a portion of the third powerplant and forebay at Grand Coulee Dam, a Vinnell-Dravo-Lockheed-Mannix joint venture. The Lockheed Petroleum Services' Subsea Oil and Gas Well Production system places men on the ocean floor by means of this service capsule (27). The men work within dry one-atmosphere chambers, installing and servicing standard oilfield wellhead, manifolding, and production-boosting equipment at great ocean depths.

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All information on this page is from a Lockheed Aircraft Corporation brochure of 1975.