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Skunk Works' Exotic Fusion Reactor Program

Post by Doka » 09-25-2019 01:10 PM

Yep, this where I believe the nature of our "New Energy Source", will be born. :D


Skunk Works' Exotic Fusion Reactor Program Moves Forward With Larger, More Powerful Design

This will be the company's fifth major design iteration as it pushes ahead toward building a potentially revolutionary practical prototype.

Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works is building a new, more capable test reactor as it continues to move ahead with its ambitious Compact Fusion Reactor program, or CFR. Despite slower than expected progress, the company remains confident the project can produce practical results, which would completely transform how power gets generated for both military and civilian purposes.

Aviation Week was first to report the updates on the CFR program, including that Lockheed Martin is in the process of constructing its newest experimental reactor, known as the T5, on July 19, 2019. The company's legendary California-based Skunk Works advanced projects office is in charge of the effort and had already built four different test reactor designs, as well as a number of subvariants, since the program first became public knowledge in 2014. The War Zone has been following news of this potentially revolutionary program very closely in recent years.

"The work we have done today verifies our models and shows that the physics we are talking about – the basis of what we are trying to do – is sound," Jeff Babione, Skunk Works Vice President and General Manager, told Aviation Week. "This year we are constructing another reactor – T5 – which will be a significantly larger and more powerful reactor than our T4."

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Re: Skunk Works' Exotic Fusion Reactor Program

Post by Doka » 09-25-2019 01:23 PM

80,000 homes, now lets see, how many windmills to run 80,000 homes..........? On a "Windy Day" even?

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"Lockheed Martin says that the CFR design could eventually be small enough to fit inside a shipping container, but still be able to power a Nimitz class aircraft carrier or up to 80,000 homes. The patent documents suggest it might eventually be compact enough to even power a large aircraft.”
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