Next Gen Necessities

The Next Generation will be defined by robust survivability and uncompromised mission effectiveness, delivered quickly and seamlessly through the transformative power of digital engineering. 


For 80 years, Skunk Works® has created simple solutions for complex missions.

Enabling our service members to fly higher and faster, hidden from sight.


Digital Transformation

The Next Generation depends on digital transformation, now. We’re leveraging the digital thread to deliver quickly and at a bigger scale than ever before.

Robust Survivability

Robust survivability will define the Next Generation of aircraft. Our Skunk Works team is committed to digital design that yields balanced, integrated systems with unparalleled persistence and performance.

Mission Effectiveness

To tackle the constantly evolving threat environment, future combat aircraft must be flexible, interoperable and resilient. Our commitment to collaborative distributed teaming optimizes crewed and uncrewed systems to provide transformational operational flexibility. 

Next-Gen Software News   ___
Continuous Delivery: Producing Code For the Nation’s Next Missile Defense Interceptor
Aug 09, 2023
Lockheed Martin’s NGI Software Factory automates software activities, enabling fast development and continuous deployment of software to advance customer missions.
Advancing Joint All-Domain Operations to Stay Ahead of Ready: Lockheed Martin Accelerates Modernized Capabilities for U.S. Army
May 16, 2023
Today, more than ever, the U.S. Armed Forces and its allies must demonstrate credible military deterrence to foster stability, peace and prosperity across the globe.
Immersive Training Devices: Blending Real and Simulated Worlds Together
Apr 24, 2023
Lockheed Martin is creating and using extended reality (XR) technology that blends real and simulated worlds together in an accurate, immersive and affordable experience.