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Author Pace, Steve

Title The Projects of Skunk Works : 75 Years of Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs
Published Laguna Hills : Voyageur Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (259 pages)
Contents Cover ; Tiltle ; Dedication; Copyright ; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 01: The 1940s: Forming the Wings to Come; Lightning: The XP-38 and YP-38; TDN L-133 and TDN L-1000; XP-49; Constellation: The C-69; Shooting Star: The F-80; XP-80A; Chain Lightning: The XP-58; Saturn: The Model 75; Constitution: The XR6V; Racey: The P-80R; T-Bird: The T-33; Starfire: The F-94; Penetration Fighter: The XF-90; 02: The 1950s: Forthcoming Technologies; Flying Stovepipe: The X-7A andthe XQ-5 Kingfisher; SeaStar: The T2V; Starfighter: The F-104; Vertical Riser: The XFV-1; Hercules: The YC-130
Suntan: TDN CL-400USAF Neptune: The RB-69A; Aquatone: The U-2; Catching the Third Wire:The U-2 Joins the US Navy; U-2R: Rebirth of the U-2; TR-1A: The Ultimate U-2; JetStar; SAMOS: Satellite Missile Observation System; Corona Reconnaissance Satellite System; 03: The 1960s: Advancing the State of the Art; Oxcart: The A-12; Kedlock: The YF-12A; Tagboard: The D-21 and M-21; Senior Bowl: The D-21B and B-52H; Senior Crown: The SR-71; SST: Supersonic Transport; F-X: Fighter-Experimental; 04: The 1970s: Era of Wizardry; CL-1200/X-27 Lancer; F-X Program
Advanced Day Fighter/Lightweight Fighter ProgramProject Harvey; Have Blue XST; X-24C: Hypersonic Research Airplane; Senior Prom: Stealth Cruise Missile; Senior Trend: The F-117A; 05: The 1980s: Bewildering Ventures; Senior Peg:The Advanced Technology Bomber; ATA: Advanced Tactical Aircraft; ASTOVL: Advanced Short Takeoff andVertical Landing; Sea Shadow: Stealth upon the Waves; SSF: The STOVL Strike Fighter; RIVET; 06: The 1990s: Manned versus Unmanned; ATF: Advanced Tactical Fighter; NATF: Naval Advanced Tactical Fighter; MRF: Multi-Role Fighter
A-X and A/F-X: The Advanced Attackand Advanced/Fighter-AttackProgramsCALF: Common AffordableLightweight Fighter; JAST: Joint Advanced Strike Technology; VentureStar: The X-33; DarkStar: The RQ-3; LightStar UAV: The P-420; UCAV: Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle; JASSM: Joint Air-to-SurfaceStandoff Missile; 07: The 2000s: Out with the Old, in with the New; QSST: Quiet Supersonic Transport; JSF: Joint Strike Fighter; RATTLRS: Revolutionary Approach toTime Critical Long Range Strike; Polecat: The P-175 Unmanned AerialSystem Demonstrator; Hybrid Air Vehicle: The P-791
ACCA: The X-55A AdvancedComposite Cargo AircraftISIS: Integrated Sensor is Structure; RQ-170 Sentinel; Desert Hawk; NASA/Lockheed Martin N-PlusAircraft Program; 08: The 2010s: The Quantum Leaps; FALCON: Hypersonic Test Vehicle; SACD: Speed Agile Concept Demonstrator; UCLASS: Unmanned Carrier-LaunchedAirborne Surveillance and Strike; MUTT: The X-56A Multi-UtilityTechnology Testbed; NGAD: Next Generation Air Dominance; VARIOUS: VTOL AdvancedReconnaissance Insertion OrganicUnmanned System; TR-X: Tactical Reconnaissance-Experimental; HSSW: High-Speed Strike Weapon
Summary The Projects of Skunk Works examines 75 years of Lockheed Martin's advanced development programs, from jet fighters to missiles, heavy-lift helicopters, a lighter-than-air ship, drones, and a stealth boat
Notes SR-72: Hypersonic Demonstrator Aircraft
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lockheed Advanced Development Company -- History
Lockheed Advanced Development Company
Lockheed aircraft -- History
Aeronautics -- Research -- United States -- History
Aeronautics, Military -- Research -- United States -- History
Research aircraft -- United States -- History
Aeronautics, Military -- Research
Aeronautics -- Research
Lockheed aircraft
Research aircraft
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Hehs, Eric
ISBN 9780760351574