engineering, technical, consulting, and advisory services with respect to designing, building, equipping, and testing commercial and military aircraft and related equipment at Lockheed Martin Corporation.
(usually lowercase). Also, skunk works, skunkworks [skuhngk-wurks] /ˈskʌŋkˌwɜrks/ (Show IPA). Slang. an often secret experimental laboratory or facility for producing innovative products, as in the computer or aerospace field.
Origin of Skunk Works
1943for def 1,1965-70for def 2; after Big Barnsmell's Skonk Works, where the illicit liquor Kickapoo Joy Juice was made, in Al Capp's comic strip Li'l Abner