Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is best known for military reconnaissance planes and stealth fighters, and much of its work is cloaked in a veil of secrecy. The advanced development programs group based in Palmdale, California, is responsible for the famed U-2, SR-71, F-117, YF-22, X-35 and RQ-170, to name a few, but now its engineers and craftsmen are applying their skills to something completely different: an unmanned tanker UAV for U.S. aircraft carriers. Design for the MQ-25 was solidified ...


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