The Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation, was a 20th century American producer of military and civilian aircraft. Founded on December 6, 1929, by Leroy Grumman and his business partners, it merged in 1994 with Northrop Corporation to form Northrop Grumman.

Grumman Corporation
IndustryAircraft; aircraft parts and equipment; data processing and preparation; search and navigation equipment; truck and bus bodies; electrical equipment and supplies
FoundedDecember 6, 1929; 93 years ago (1929-12-06)
DefunctApril 4, 1994 (1994-04-04)
FateMerged with Northrop
SuccessorNorthrop Grumman
Key people
Number of employees
23,000 (1986)
  • Grumman Aerospace Corp.
  • Grumman Allied Industries, Inc.
  • Grumman Data Systems Corp.

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