A group of 16 P-38 Lightning planes flies 50 feet above the Solomon Sea on their way to a fixed point 400 miles northwest of Guadalcanal.
P-38s built by Lockheed and their crews had a limited window of opportunity to intercept Yamamoto.
who was heading southeast at the end of a 315-mile leg in the South Pacific from Rabaul to Bougainville.
Yamamoto's transport bomber was found and shot down by the four attack group pilots.
Lockheed Martin's partnership with the Air Force has evolved steadily over time into a tightly integrated partnership.
the result of a culture designed specifically to foster the best innovators and quickly adapt to changing threats and opportunities
These shifting tectonic plates compelled you to adapt at the speed of need."