Advanced Technology Laboratories

Applied Research in Action

We are innovation incubators.


The Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is on the front lines of Lockheed Martin’s applied research and development efforts. Aligned with the Corporation’s Chief Technology Officer, we work to advance scientific discovery and technology transition in cyber, materials science, robotics and autonomy, spectrum systems, data analytics and more.


We embrace diversity of thought, collaborating with some of the best and brightest in government, industry and academia. Our primary research partners include the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), U.S. government service laboratories, universities, and Lockheed Martin colleagues at The Skunk Works®, the Advanced Technology Center and more.


We look far into the future—envisioning transformational technologies that will redefine global security. And while we don’t know exactly what will change the world next, we’re probably already working on it.  







Our days are full of imagination and discovery. Learn about some of the emerging and evolving concepts that we’re currently researching.








Learn about the latest discoveries happening at Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories, from published papers and conference presentations, to feature stories about our people and research programs.






Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories is home to a tight-knit group of scientists and engineers motivated by a common mission: Incubating transformational technologies in support of global security. Join us as we translate scientific discovery into real-world application—advancing technologies that protect freedom and safety around the world.  








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Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories has locations in New Jersey, Virginia, Minnesota and Georgia.






Since 1929, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories has been operating on the frontline of applied research and development.