Avsnittet publicerades: 4/23/2018


For many years fighter jets were specifically designed for individual military branches. In the 1990s, U.S. military leadership decided it would be more efficient to design one jet to meet the unique needs of the Air Force, Marines and Navy. In November of 1996, Lockheed Martin and Boeing competed to design the best X-plane solution to this new requirement. This would come to be known as the “battle of the X-planes”. For exclusive content, check out our show notes at lockheedmartin.com/insideskunkworks Email us at insideskunkworks.lm@lmco.com Produced by Theresa Hoey & Claire Whitfield Artwork by Becca Smith

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Inside Skunk Works is back for its second season! Building on the history of the Skunk Works® shared in Season 1, this podcast uncovers our future focused innovations through first-hand accounts of test pilots, engineers and designers. Rapidly developing disruptive technologies, brainstorming out of the box solutions and engineering the future of flight – all at Skunk Works. This season, we’re diving into hypersonics, unmanned systems and conceptual design. In true Skunk Works fashion, our fast-paced culture is brought to life in our rapid prototyping episode. Join in on the conversation of how Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is providing tomorrow’s solutions – today! For exclusive content, check out our show notes at LockheedMartin.com/insideskunkworks Email us at insideskunkworks.lm@lmco.com Produced by Claire Whitfield & Theresa Hoey Artwork by Becca Smith & Francisco Silva Web Content by Kyra Betteridge