Weapons Manufacturers

A B Reading and Brother FoundryUSA1861-1862
AV Roe and Company (AVRO)UK1910-1963 absorbed by Hawker-Siddeley
Bailey, Pegg and CoUK1820-1966
BendixUSA1924-1983
Bochumer Verein fur Bergbau und GubstahlfabrikationGermany1854-1926
Boeing Aircraft CompanyUSA1934-1997 Became The Boeing Company
Bofors ABSweden1646-1999 split up between United Defense Systems and Saab AB
Bristol Aeroplane CompanyUK1910-1959 merged into BAC
British Aircraft Corporation (BAC)UK1959-1977 merged into British Aerospace
Brooke, John MercerUSA1826-1906
Capt William WadeUSA
Captain Theophilus Alexander BlakelyIreland1827-1868
Chelyabinsk Tractor PlantUSSR1933-present
China Hai-Yang Electro-Mechanical Technology AcademyChina, Peoples Republic of1961-
Columbia FoundryUSA1800-1854
Convair Division of General DynamicsUSA1953-1996
Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Luftfahrt (DFL)Germany1936-1945
Douglas Aircraft CompanyUSA1921-1967 Merged with McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche KGGermany1931-
Driggs-SchroederUSAlate 1880s William H. Driggs and Seaton Schroeder
Driggs-Seabury CoUSA1897-1904
Ehredahls BrukSwedenUsed EB mark from 1779-1803
Elswick Ordnance Company, div of W.G. Armstrong & CoUK
English Electric Company, LtdUK1918-1968
Fairey Aviation CoUK1915-1960 acquired by Westland Aircraft
Filloux, Louis J. F.France1869-1957
Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation (FMC)USA1928-1994 became United Defense Industries
G W BishupUSA
Gehard Fieseler WerkeGermany1939-1945
Glenn L. Martin CompanyUSA1929-1961 Merged into American-Marietta
Government Aircraft Factory (GAF)Australia
Griffen, JohnUSA1812-1884
Henschel Flugzeug Werke AGGermany1810-
Hontoria, Jose GonzalezSpain1840-1889
Hotchkiss et CieFrance1875-1956
Houndsditch ArmouryUK
Imperial Japanese ArmyJapan1871-1945
John A DahlgrenUSA1809-1870
Kartsev-Venediktov Design Bureau (OKB-520)USSR1931-1990 became Uralvagonzavod (UVZ)
Kartsev-Venediktov Design Bureau (OKB-520)USSR1931-1990 became Uralvagonzavod (UVZ)
Kharkiv Locomotive Factory Komintern (KhPZ)USSR1937-1941
Krupp AGGermany1811-1968 became Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation
L'arsenal de BourgesFrance1860-1967
L'arsenal de PuteauxFrance1866-1978
La Real Fabrica de Artilleria de SevillaSpain1565-1991
MATRA -Engins Mecanique Aviation-TractionFrance1942-1996?
Maxim, Sir Hiram StevensUK1840-1916
Maxim-Nordenfelt Guns and Ammunition CompanyUK1888-1897 became Vickers, Sons and Maxim
Messerschmitt AGGermany1938-1968 became MBB
Nambu, KijiroJapan1869-1949
Newton, Capt H, 5th Btn Sherwood ForestersUK
Noble Brothers and CoUSA1855-1864
Northrop CorporationUSA1939-1994 became Northrop-Grumman
Number 172 Plant, MotovilikhaUSSR
Oerlikon ContravesSwizerland1936-2009 became Rheinmetall Air Defence AG
Osaka Army ArsenalJapan1870-1945
Parrott, Robert ParkerUSA
Peenemunde Army Research CenterGermany1937-1945
Petrov Design BureauUSSR
Quinby and RobinsonUSA? -1862
Ratheon CompanyUSA1959-1961
Redstone ArsenalUSA1941- present
Reinmetall-BorsigGermany1936-1956 became Reinmetall-Berlin
Rheinische Metallwaren und Maschinenfabrik AGGermany1889-1936 became Reinmetall-Borsig
Royal Navy Torpedo Experiment & Design DeptUK
Royal Ordnance FactoryUK
Ruhrstahl AGGermany1930-1963
Ryan Aeronautical CorporationUSA1934-1968 became Teledyne Ryan
Sagami ArsenalJapan1935-1945
Scheufelen, Dr Klaus EduardGermany
Schneider et CieFrance1836-
SJ Leach and Daniel H AveryUSA1840's-1865
Societe des Automobiles RenaultFrance1909-
Thomas Jackson RodmanUSA1816-1871
United Kingdom Ordnance BoardUK1900-1990
US Army Ordnance BranchUSA1962-1985
US Army Ordnance CorpsUSA1950-1962
US Army Ordnance DepartmentUSA1812-1950
US Marine Corps Combat Development CommandUSA
US Naval Ordinance Test Station China LakeUSA
US Naval Ordnance Test Station PasadenaUSA
US Navy Board of Naval CommissionersUSA1815-1842
US Navy Bureau of Ordnance (BUORD)USA1862-1959 became Bureau of Weapons (BUWEPS)
US Navy Bureau of Ordnance and HydrographyUSA1842-1862
Vickers-Armstrongs LtdUK1927-1977 merged into BAe
Vladimirov, Semyon VladimirovichRussia
Walker and CoUK1822-?
West Point FoundryUSA1871-1911
Woodruff, JamesUSA
Yokosuka Naval Air Technical ArsenalJapan1913-1945
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