Fokker Flugzeug-Werke GmbH of Schwerin I. Mecklenburg produced a series of indifferent planes until a synchronized gun was mounted to a monoplane, creating the world's first fighter with that advantage. The monoplanes were not great fliers, but the resulting "Fokker Scourge" -- along with a healthy dose of self-promotion -- gave the firm clout and name recognition that would carry forth to this day. Their D.I-IV were nothing spectacular, but the Dr.I caused a stir and the D.VII was one of the all-time best.
Anthony Fokker was active in supplementing his German business with Austro-Hungarian sales, though Austro-Hungarian purchases significantly lagged those in Germany.
Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include: