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Lockheed Martin and Harley-Davidson present a one-off custom motorcycle

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Lockheed Martin and Harley-Davidson have collaborated to create a one of a kind custom motorcycle that draws inspiration from the USS Milwaukee.

This exclusive motorcycle based on Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S has been customized by Ray Drea, Chief Designer, Harley Davidson. The design has been inspired from historic WWII choppers and Drea’s imagination of the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Corps shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.

The one-off Harley Davidson has been introduced to commemorate commissioning of USS Milwaukee and is in honor of the US Navy and city of Milwaukee. The customized bike will be auctioned off to benefit National Military Family Association, dedicated to serving the families behind the uniform.

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USS Milwaukee

The Harley-Davidson customized bike sports a grey color on tanks and fenders which are the same color seen on navy ships. It sports wire spoke wheels, a black saddle and has the words USN distinctively inscribed on its fuel tank. The bike will be displayed at the USS Milwaukee Commissioning week. The USS Milwaukee will make its way to homeport insane Diego following commissioning ceremony and integration into the fleet.

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company with a total of 126,000 employees. The company is actively engaged in research, design, development manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The National Military Family Association serves families who stand behind the uniform.

Ever since 1969, the association has actively worked to offer services of various kinds to military families through scholarship programs for kids and various sponsorships for families of serving, retired and wounded defence personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Commissioned Corps of the USPHS and NOAA


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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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