Lockheed Propulsion Corporation Pilot Wing

Mentone, CA 1961-1975

The Lockheed Propulsion Company was a division of the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. It developed, tested and produced solid rocket motors and propellant used in military and Natioonal Aeronautics and Space Administration applications. The predecessor Grand Central Rocket Company facility was used for the production, testing and disposal of solid rocket propellant used in rocket engines. Lockheed used the facility for research and for production of solid fuel rockets for military and commercial use until 1974.




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