NOVA: Battle of the X-Planes (2003)

Genres - Business, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Inventions & Innovations, Military & War, Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The fierce competition between Boeing and Lockheed-Martin is the subject of this Nova installment. Both companies are trying to earn government contracts with their "X-Planes," 15-ton stealth fighter jets with state-of-the-art technology.

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aircraft, Air-Force, aviation, behind-the-scenes, business-rivalry, competition, contract, engineering, fighter-jet, Marines, national-security, Navy, prototype, test-flight, weapons