Military aircraft firm signs deal with Alberta government

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MILITARY aircraft producer Lockheed Martin has signed a deal with the Alberta government to help researchers develop new technologies.

The American company, which has a team in Whiteley, hopes the move will help meet global security challenges of the future.

Developments include oil sands filtering membranes and super-fast computers.

and high-performance batteries.

A company better known for making fighter jets is partnering with the Alberta government to help researchers develop technology such as high-performance batteries, oil

sands filtering membranes and computers that work faster and store more memory.

‘It is exactly through these public-private partnerships like we’re forming here that form the basis for solving these problems.’