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#71808 - 05/19/1401:08 AM[Reuters] Lockheed eyes avatars, 3D printing to lower satellite costs
LITTLETON, Colorado (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's biggest supplier, is ramping up its use of 3D printing and virtual reality simulators to drive down the huge costs of producing national security satellites and safeguard profits in the face of reductions in U.S. defense spending.