Skunk Works

Coordinates: 34°36′53″N 118°07′07″W / 34.614734°N 118.118676°W / 34.614734; -118.118676
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Entrance of Skunk Works building in Palmdale, California

Skunk Works is an official pseudonym for Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs (ADP). The program was formerly called Lockheed Advanced Development Projects. It is in charge of a few aircraft type designs. These includes the U-2, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, and the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II. These aircrafts are used in several countries' air forces.

Aircraft produced[change | change source]

LASRE on top of the SR-71 Blackbird.

Other projects are as follows

References[change | change source]

  1. Bodie, 1992, p. 23.
  2. "TR-X: The Skunk Works Studies A New High-Altitude Jet". Aviation International News. 2015-09-13. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  • Bodie, Warren M. (2001). The Lockheed P-38 Lightning: The Definitive Story of Lockheed's P-38 Fighter. Hayesville, North Carolina: Widewing Publications. ISBN 0-9629359-5-6.

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