The company founded in the late 1950s and the aircraft was named after the Gulfstream (GI), the current that flows along the coast of Florida. The GI could sit 12 passengers comfortably and had maximum speed of 350 mph (563 kmph) at 25,000 feet and a range of 2,200 miles. Today, the company still focuses on producing products for the government and military use. Almost 40 countries operate Gulfstream jets. The products the company currently still has are the following aircraft: G150, G280, G350, G450, G500, G550, and G650. For years, Gulfstream aircraft has been adapted for government VIP transport and special missions use.