Tag Archives: cost overrun

Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Offers Trump ‘Personal Commitment’ to Reduce F-35 Cost

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson has said she assured President-elect Donald Trump that the company will work to reduce the cost of the F-35 fighter aircraft, CNN reported Friday. Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes Hewson made the remarks in a Twitter post Friday a day after Trump asked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to quote …

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Trump Asks Boeing for Super Hornet Competing Price Following Comments on F-35 Cost

President-elect Donald Trump has asked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to quote a competing price for its F-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft citing cost overruns in the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Anthony Capaccio and Alex Wayne write Trump made the announcement in a Twitter post Thursday a day after he …

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Deloitte Reports $468B 2015 Cost Overrun for Major Defense Acquisition Programs; Robin Lineberger Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2016 — A study conducted by Deloitte has found that the total cost overrun of major defense acquisition programs reached $468 billion in 2015 with a 48.3-percent growth from 2008’s $295 billion, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Deloitte said Monday the report found that there is a …

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