For Perry, The Best Defense Makes Commercial Sense

In a Fort Worth factory, Lockheed Corp. engineers are building test wings for Japan's new fighter plane, the FSX. By itself, that's hardly a surprise. U.S. defense companies have been licensing or selling military technology to Japan for decades. But Lockheed workers are building the composite carbon-fiber wing using cutting-edge made-in-Japan fabricating technology--a rare case of military technology flowing in reverse, from Japan to the U.S.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.