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Lockheed FX / Tactical Fighter Designs

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overscan said:
The following are still mysteries:

Lockheed: CL-979 (early) and CL-1000 (later)

Anyone got anything? Yes, I know, I'm never satisfied :)
Overscan: your satisfaction is very important to all of us! Attached is no. 53 of the (Qty. 91) Lockheed CL-1000 studies. Planform is clearly derived from other, then-operational Lockheed products. Please note this late 1960s project is unrelated to the 1942 L-1000, which was the turbojet engine for the Lockheed L-133 fighter and other unbuilt aircraft.
 

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Very cool. However the armament of 4 AIM-4s is odd.
 

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overscan said:
... the armament of 4 AIM-4s is odd.
There was also this M61 20mm flexible gun idea, to be tested on both an F-104 and a modified F-106:
 

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overscan said:
Very cool. However the armament of 4 AIM-4s is odd.
Not if the time period is 1965-6. The missiles on the NAA swing-wing FX are "Falcon-ish".
 

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Fascinating, the CL-1000-53 looks like a baby YF-12A
 

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Hi! I wonder what tail cone is.
It's first time for me to see such cones after engine nozzle of CL-1000-38 and -42.
 

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All these aircrafts are too beautiful!!! ;)
 
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