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  • Lockheed Martin
    Lockheed Martin promises more unique aircraft designs in the future
    Lockheed is one of the best, most interesting and the largest aircraft companies in the world: The very first Lockheed aircraft, a wood and muslin-covered seaplane, was designed to carry passengers. Over the next 100 years, through aircraft such...
  • 1935 Lockheed Electra
    Seattle's Museum of Flight celebrates fly-in arrival of 1935 Lockheed Electra
    The Museum of Flight in Seattle is ready for the long-awaited fly-in arrival of its 1935 Lockheed Electra. Following 78 years in service, it's the vintage plane's final flight, arriving at Boeing Field on Saturday, September 21 at 1:45 PM....
  • The Lockheed JetStar
    A classic jet with a touch of Central Texas
    In 1957, the face of private business aviation changed forever. The Lockheed L-329 JetStar was introduced (registration N329J - serial number 1001), which later became the world's first full production bizjet model. Kelly Johnson's unique...
  • Vandenberg launch: World's largest rocket carries spy satellite payload
    Vandenberg launch: World's largest rocket carries spy satellite payload
    A Vandenberg launch today of the world's largest rocket carried a very special payload. A spy satellite for the U.S. Government was launched into low-Earth orbit. According to the Associated Press on Aug. 28, 2013, Delta IV Heavy rocket...
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    Cheap Fusion energy a few years away according to Lockheed Skunk Works
    There is a joke in the fusion power community that suggests that fusion power is ten years away and has been for the past 50 years. However, according to a Feb 22, 2013 story in Divce, Lockheed Skunk Works, which has created a number of advanced...
  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald.
    Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System fails to deliver in test
    The U.S. military conducted three different tests of its anti- ballistic missile defense system.The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is calling its biggest and most complex exercise to date.It is also one of the most expensive - at a cost of $188...
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
    No layoff notices from Lockheed
    With additional information, Lockheed has backed off from threatening to issue layoff notices on the eve of the election. Was that a political decision? Do Lockheed executives now believe Obama is going to win and they should not offend the...
  • Video: First F-35B test flight with external weapons pylons
    Video: First F-35B test flight with external weapons pylons
    On Feb. 22, Lockheed Martin test pilot Dan Levin flew the first F-35B test flight with external weapons pylons.The test measured flying qualities with external pylons, inert AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missiles and a centerline 25 mm gun pod...
  • Lockheed testing very advanced new high-speed aerial striker
    Lockheed testing very advanced new high-speed aerial striker
    New weapon systems outdate virtually as fast as high-end electronics. Therefore, expensive research and development is trying to catch up all the time. Lockheed Martin recently tested its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) tri-mode seeker in high...
  • 10-megawatt Radiation Effects Reactor
    A Naked Nuclear Reactor in Georgia, Part I
    Concern about the recent developments in Japan, with its troubled nuclear power plants emitting still-unknown amounts of radiation, brings to mind a much closer, far more potentially lethal nuclear threat. A completely unshielded, 10-megawatt...
  • F-35 in afterburner (video)
    F-35 in afterburner (video)
    Takeoff and aerial footage of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II with engine afterburner on.