Why does the US government give Lockheed Martin billions every year?

Lockheed Martin is awarded billions of dollars each year in contracts from the U.S. government, beating out competition like Boeing and Raytheon. The company came from humble beginnings but is now the top-grossing defense firm in the world, extending business overseas at the behest of the government. Here's why the company is awarded the majority of contracts from the U.S. government.
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