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Lockheed Introduces Son Of Blackbird Hypersonic Jet
2013-11-07 12:02:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While satellites and drones can provide an eye-in-the-sky for those on the ground, the military still has a use for the good old-fashioned spy plane - especially a really speedy one. For years the work of providing a quick look at the ground fell to the Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird, which, as the fastest plane in the world, could fly crews from New York to London in less than two hours. The Blackbird was capable of reaching speeds...

Engineers Develop More Efficient Way To Capture Light
2013-02-16 07:55:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Engineers at the University of Buffalo have created a more efficient way to catch a rainbow than chasing leprechauns. They have created an advancement in photonics that could lead to technological breakthroughs in solar energy, stealth technology and other areas of research. The study findings were described in a recent issue of the online journal Scientific Reports. Qiaoqiang Gan, PhD, an assistant professor of electrical...

Sneaky Owls Use Stealth And Fly Silently
2012-11-20 15:58:27

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are learning about stealth technology from a famous winged inhabitant in nature. Would you like to know just who-who they are taking their lead from? If you guessed the owl, well the “who” clue wasn´t exactly the most difficult. The reason they are looking at the owl is for its ability to fly silently. It is able to do this because of the natural design of its plumage, which aids in noise...

2010-12-28 07:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- System Planning Corporation (SPC) today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to supply an SPC MkVe Radar Cross Section (RCS) Radar Imaging System for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program. The contract also includes provisions for spare parts and equipment for long term support of the radar system. Lockheed Martin, prime contractor for the JSF Program, will use the SPC MkVe...

2010-06-07 08:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The most advanced aircraft in the history of the United States Navy made its inaugural flight yesterday, assuring a future of long-range, first-day-of-the-war stealth striking capability from the Navy's big-deck carriers. The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35C Lightning II carrier variant took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base at 11:46 a.m. and logged a 57 minute flight. (Photo:...

2010-06-07 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The most advanced aircraft in the history of the United States Navy made its inaugural flight today, assuring a future of long-range, first-day-of-the-war stealth striking capability from the Navy's big-deck carriers. The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35C Lightning II carrier variant took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base at 11:46 a.m. and logged a 57 min flight. (Photo:...

2009-11-30 11:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has marked successful entry into low rate initial production on the F-35 Lightning II Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS). The first production units have been delivered to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth, TX, for integration onto the aircraft. Embedded into the F-35's fuselage with an innovative faceted sapphire window, the low-drag, stealthy EOTS is the world's first and only sensor combining...

2009-07-28 14:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A ceremony today at Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Fort Worth plant marked the rollout of the U.S. Navy's first-ever stealth fighter, the F-35C Lightning II. The aircraft will enable the Navy to possess 5th generation fighter capabilities at sea, extending America's reach and reducing the timeline from threat to response. Top Navy leadership, signal flags and a crowd of employees, including reserve and retired Navy personnel, were on...


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