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Marine Corps Unveils Lockheed F-35B Operation Plan

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced it will fly 16 Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets in an initial operational capability, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Michael Hoffman writes USMC pilots will operate the F-35 variant designed for short takeoff and landing, intended to help hover the aircraft prior to landing. …

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Australia Commits to 100 Lockheed F-35 Jets, Will Buy 12 Boeing Growlers

Australia has committed to purchase 100 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets and will buy 12 Boeing (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler planes as part of a new defense strategy,  Reuters reports. James Grubel writes the Australian Defence Ministry announced its acquisition in a white paper, saying the country aims to …

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Finmeccanica Subsidiary Wins $141M for Lockheed F-35 Wings

A Finmeccanica subsidiary has won a $141 million contract to build wings and related components for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet. Alenia Aermacchi is responsible for the Joint Strike Fighter program’s second wing production line, Finmeccanica said Thursday. The contract also includes $60 million, covering non-recurring activities for …

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Jeff Babione Named F-35 Deputy Program Head; Orlando Carvalho Comments

Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) former vice president and general manager of the F-16 and F-22 integrated fighter group, has been appointed vice president and deputy program manager of the F-35 program. Bridget Lauderdale, VP and GM of aeronautics operations, has succeeded Babione in his former roles on an …

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Jonathan Rambeau Named Lockheed Training, Logistics Head

Jonathan Rambeau, recently vice president of F-35 international programs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been appointed VP and general manager of the training and logistics solutions business. The Orlando Sentinel reports Rambeau will lead a unit comprising of 4, 500 workers across the U.S. that make training simulators and …

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Pentagon Details Possible Lockheed, Boeing South Korea Jet Sales

The Defense Department has outlined how potential sales of new fighter jets to South Korea would occur depending on which jet the country selects, Defense News reports. Aaron Mehta reports Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is offering its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter,  Boeing (NYSE: BA) is proposing its F-15SE Silent Eagle and …

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Report: Singapore To Announce Lockheed F-35 Jet Buy

Singapore will announce within the next 10 days that it plans to buy its first 12 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets out of 75 planes the country plans to purchase. Colin Clark writes Singapore could be choosing the short takeoff and vertical landing variant to operate with the U.S. …

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Orlando Carvalho Promoted To Lockheed Aeronautics VP

Orlando Carvalho, Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) former executive vice president and general manager of the F-35 program, has been promoted to EVP of the aeronautics business area. Carvalho’s appointment is effective immediately and he succeeds Larry Lawson, will retire from the company April 5, Lockheed said Monday. Lorraine Martin, former …

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Lockheed Wins $330M to Supply U.S., European Militaries with F-35 Parts

Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] aeronautics company has won a $333, 786, 000 advanced acquisition contract to provide F-35 long lead-time parts, materials and components to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department’s Thursday announcement said the order is required for the delivery of 35 low rate initial production F-35 aircraft. Nineteen …

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UTC Subsidiary Wins $65M For F-35 Propulsion System Maintenance

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has won a $64, 999, 589 contract modification to continue maintenance work on a propulsion system for the F-35 fighter jet. This modification covers a previously-awarded advance acquisition contract for lot six of low rate initial production, the U.S. Defense Department said Thursday. …

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