Boeing chief Dennis Muilenburg says tax reform "will unleash the economic horsepower in this country." He says that while tax reform will help major corporations such as Boeing, it will provide even more benefit "for the thousands of companies that are in our supply chain and for the millions of jobs that it'll generate."
Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works unit may already be testing a small prototype of the SR-72 hypersonic drone. Skunk Works says the SR-72 is at the forefront of a "hypersonic revolution" for the US military.
Pittsburgh-based Arconic provides metal components for the F-35 and Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. The company is able to create F-35 bulkheads from a single piece of metal using a one-of-a-kind machine.