Top-secret future aircraft, weapons and military technologies are to be developed at a secure "black" projects complex.
Thursday 16 February 1995
British Aerospace is developing its Warton airfield site, near Preston, Lancashire, to include a network of secure buildings, similar to Lockheed's famous "Skunk Works" in the United States.
According to Jane's Defence Weekly, the centrepiece of the complex is a "black" or classified aircraft hangar, now half-finished. Projects, including full-scale demonstrator aircraft, will be developed in total secrecy with tight security.
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