Lockheed researchers 'chameleon' bomber

January 2005
Engineer (00137758);1/28/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7667, p7
Reports that U.S. engineers at Lockheed Martin in Marietta, Georgia, are developing conceptual designs for a long-range high-speed bomber that can alter its shape and use advanced stealth technologies to blend into the background. Identity of the bomber which is a variant on Lockheed's stealth fighter; Considerations in the creation of the aircraft to improve aerodynamic performance; Utilization of new composite materials and electrical systems that enable it to change color to match the sky around it.


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