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Lockheed figures out fusion (maybe)

Lockheed Martin claims to have figured out a way to make nuclear fusion a reality, in a reactor that could fit on the back of a truck. The potential is incredible, but is it reality?

By October 16, 2014

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

On today's show, we're discussing a new, 17-mile-high way to scatter your loved one's ashes, how Robert Downey Jr. ended up with a huge "Avengers" prop, and Lockheed Martin's progress on compact nuclear fusion.

By October 20, 2014

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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

Lockheed Martin claims they've made a breakthrough in fusion technology, and may be able to build a fusion reactor the size of a shipping container someday. It's decades away from becoming a reality (if it even happens at all), but we're still intrigued by the concept.

By October 20, 2014

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Lockheed's ADAM enters the laser weapons stakes

But belay your Death Star wishes. The Area Defense Anti-Munitions system sports a very modest 10-kilowatt fiber laser and for now just shoots small fry.

By November 28, 2012

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Seven decades of Lockheed Skunk Works aircraft (pictures)

The legendary Skunk Works got its start on an early jet fighter design 70 years ago this month. Since then, it's brought you the U-2, the SR-71, and the F-117, and it's still going strong.

31 Images By June 23, 2013

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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

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Lockheed laser weapon hits its mark again

In a series of tests, the prototype ADAM system destroys a number of targets that the defense contractor describes as "free-flying Qassam-like rockets."

By May 8, 2013

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DARPA testing planes with a 'Star Wars'-style laser cannon

We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.

By September 15, 2014