Tag Archives: F-35 Joint Program Office

Air Force’s Lockheed-Built F-35As Slated to Resume Flights by End of 2016

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2016 — The F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the U.S. Air Force are scheduled to complete repairs to their fuel pipes and resume operations by the end of the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Breaking Defense reported Friday the F-35 Joint Program Office has …

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Defense News: Lockheed to Get $1B in DoD Reimbursement Funds for LRIP Lot 9 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will receive approximately $1 billion in additional funds from the Defense Department after DoD decided to reimburse the company for production costs incurred on lot 9 of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday. Valerie Insinna writes the F-35 joint program office will obligate funds …

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Lockheed’s F-35 Performs 1st Air-to-Air Kill Test Against Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Air Force have concluded the first live air-to-air kill test of the company’s F-35 fighter jet against a drone over a military test range near California, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The F-35 Joint Program Office said Monday the F-35 fired an AIM-9X missile …

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Lockheed, DoD Conclude Initial Tests on Prototype F-35 Helmets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department‘s F-35 joint program office have concluded initial tests on a prototype third-generation helmet for the fighter jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday the team also integrated design updates on the F-35 escape system during the initial …

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Michael Niggel: ACT I to Continue Support for Govt as FMS Activity Remains Strong

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 23,  2015 — Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, believes foreign military sale activities particularly for the F-35 will continue to grow as the U.S. government builds on strategic alliances and logistics or sustainment support for partners. Niggel told ExecutiveBiz in an interview posted Tuesday the …

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