Boeing is the 800-pound gorilla of US aerospace. The world's largest aerospace company, Boeing is the #2 maker of large commercial jets (behind rival Airbus) and the #2 defense contractor behind Lockheed Martin. Boeing has two major segments: Commercial Airplanes and Integrated Defense Systems. Through its Boeing Capital subsidiary, the company provides financing and leasing services to both commercial and military/aerospace customers. Boeing makes about two-thirds of its sales in the Americas. As the worldwide recession continues, the company will adjust to decreased demand for new commercial airliners, and its military programs may come under more scrutiny from the Obama administration and from Congress.