USA—Lockheed Wins $1.8 Billion Deal For Next Phase Of F-35 Program

Dept. Of Defense | 06/11/2019

The Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to continue work on the Block 4 upgrades for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter, reports the Dept. of Defense. The $1.8 billion deal covers ongoing design maturation and development of Block 4 capabilities in support of the F-35 Phase 2.3 pre-modernization for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and non-Defense Dept. participants, said a Pentagon release on Friday. The award combines purchases for the Air Force ($732.5...
 

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