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2 edition of Lockheed F-117A found in the catalog.

Lockheed F-117A

Clayton K. S. Chun

Lockheed F-117A

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lockheed aircraft,
  • F-117 (Jet fighter plane),
  • Stealth aircraft -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClayton K.S. Chun.
    ContributionsRand Corporation., Rand Graduate School.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22395980M

      Westwick (Blue Sky Metropolis) meticulously probes two highly competitive and contentious U.S. corporations, Northrop and Lockheed, from to Located in California, these companies developed and produced the first generation of radar-proof aircraft: the Lockheed FA Nighthawk fighter and the Northrop B-2 Stealth : Oxford University Press.


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