Fight disinformation: Sign up
for the free Mother Jones Daily
newsletter and follow the news that matters.
Founded in 1901, TRW manufactured parts for US fighter planes during both world wars. After merging with the Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation in 1958, TRW began manufacturing unmanned spacecraft for scientific and defense purposes, and has expanded into the automotive, electronics, energy markets. Recently, TRW has been the target of a hostile takeover attempt by defense contractor Northrop Grumman.
COMPANY HEADQUARTERS: 1900 Richmond Road, Cleveland, OH, 44124
COMPANY WEB SITE: www.trw.com
2001 GROSS REVENUES: $16.38B
NUMBER OF EXMPLOYEES: 93,700
TYPES OF BUSINESS: Design, manufacture and sales of engineering, research and technical services.
TYPES OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS: Automotive, aerospace, ballistic missile, missile defense, and information systems. Recently won a $169.7M contract from the US Air Force Air Logistics Center for an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile safety-enhanced re-entry system design and demonstration.