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Air Force Plans $533M Construction Projects at Eielson AFB for F-35 Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force could spend an estimated $533 million on the construction of hangars and other facilities to accommodate the service branch’s fleet of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets at Eielson Air Force Base, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Newsminer reported Wednesday 46 construction, remodeling and demolition …

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State Dept OKs Australia’s Request for $386M in Boeing Small Diameter Bombs

The State Department has cleared a potential $386 million foreign military sale of GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bombs Increment 1 weapons and related equipment to Australia. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday the sale includes up to 2, 950 GBU-39/B bombs,  50 guided test vehicles equipped with inert fuze, spare and repair parts, training,  engineering, logistics and technical support …

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Lockheed Awarded $180M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Materials

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a $180 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue procurement of F-35 aircraft parts. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification builds on the advance acquisition contract awarded in December 2015 for long-lead-time materials, components and parts for the low-rate initial production of Lot 11 F-35s. Lockheed will also …

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Lockheed Martin Lands $769M F-35 Logistics Sustainment Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $769.5 million contract modification to conduct logistics maintenance for F-35 Lightning II aircraft delivered to the U.S. military, non-Defense Department participants and foreign military sales customers. The company will perform ground maintenance, depot activation, action request resolution, automatic logistics information system operations, health management …

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Lockheed Martin to Prepare for Potential Int’l F-35 Block Buy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 29, 2016 — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) executive has said the company will work to cover the production of F-35 aircraft through a potential international block buy in fiscal year 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense News reported Thursday Jeff Babione, Lockheed’s F-35 program manager, told reporters …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 2016: The 9 Three-Time Wash100 Winners in 2016’s Class & more

Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week in this space, we announced the 2016 edition of Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash100 list, our selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential leaders and voices from both the public …

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BAE Systems Picks AMI Metals to Supply Aluminum Aircraft Components

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — BAE Systems has selected AMI Metals, a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS), to provide aluminum plates in support of the F-35, Hawk and Typhoon programs under a $100 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reliance said Tuesday the contract includes cut-to-size and cut-to-shape aluminum products and runs …

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Lockheed Martin Builds First of 33 F-35A Jets for Israel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 12, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun the assembly of the four major structural components of Israel’s first F-35A aircraft at a facility in Texas ahead of its delivery in late 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the first of 33 F-35A Adir conventional takeoff …

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Lockheed Martin Fulfills 2015 F-35 Delivery Goal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has met its F-35 delivery goal for 2015, which consists of 45 fighter jets manufactured under the $391 billion fighter jet project, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reuters reported Tuesday the company is gearing for an increased production and is set to receive related performance …

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Lockheed Gets $1.2B Contract for F-35 Parts, Materials Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a four-year, $1.17 billion advance acquisition contract to obtain long-lead materials, components and parts necessary for the manufacture of low-rate initial production lot 11 F-35s. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed will use the long-lead items to build 80 F-35A …

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