Boeing, Airbus and Lockheed Martin are examples of high-profile aerospace companies. Other examples include Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Rolls Royce. Aerospace manufacturing is very diverse and produces a range of high-technology products including commercial aircraft, guided missiles and space vehicles.
In 2014, the Boeing Company was the largest combined manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft, followed by the Airbus Group. The aerospace industries of most industrial countries consist of a cooperative effort between public organizations and private companies. Many high-profile aerospace companies contribute to public space programs through the production of technical tools and components used in the construction of orbital satellites.