02 April 2020

Lockheed Martin Awarded $4.7 Billion for F-35 Combat Jets | France Gets C-130J Long Term Sustainment | BAE Systems Tapped For VLS Canister Production


AmericasLockheed Martin won a $4.7 billion contract modification for the procurement of 78 F-35 combat aircraft (48 F-35A combat aircraft for the Air Force, 14 F-35B combat aircraft for the Marine Corps, 16 F-35C fighter aircraft for the Navy) and associated aircraft red gear. The contract was awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD. The majority of the work related to the deal will be carried out in Fort Worth, TX. The F-35 is a fifth-generation single-seat, single-engine, [...]