LOCKHEED MARTIN

 

NOT AN AVERAGE WORKPLACE  if you look closely.

 

exceptional

One of many Lockheed Martin facilities in the US.

Maybe best explained here

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/

 

light rail system passes by what looks like a wind tunnel. It’s not a rocket silo that’s for sure.

 

Just to orientate ourselves here.  South of the Bay!

lockheed martin

bout der!

 

Few hundred miles further south at Castle AFB (on an earlier California visit) were some of Lockheed’s more original works and most original work.

 

 

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird obviously needing pushback.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird obviously needing pushback.

Nothing beats that!

 

UNDERCOVER BENEATH THE FASTEST AND HIGHEST AIRPLANE THAT EVER EXISTED.  THIS ITSELF WAS AN UNDERCOVER ESPIONAGE PLATFORM FOR 3 DECADES SINCE 1964

UNDERCOVER BENEATH THE FASTEST AND HIGHEST AIRPLANE THAT EVER EXISTED. THIS ITSELF WAS AN UNDERCOVER ESPIONAGE PLATFORM FOR 3 DECADES SINCE 1964

 

 

at one time this beauty could have set off from here in California and be in UK or Germany local time 5 hours before it took off.   Mach 3 plus or a tad over 4 times the speed of your coffee and biscuit flight

at one time this beauty could have set off from here in California and be in UK or Germany local time 5 hours before it took off. Mach 3 plus or a tad over 4 times the speed of your coffee and biscuit flight

 

Before the 1964 introduction of the Blackbird above, Lockheed had a pedigree in the field of innovation.  Here’s a few they cooked up earlier

 

 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

P-80B Shooting Star

P-80B Shooting Star

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

 

Lockheed Lodestar

Lockheed Lodestar

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