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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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Alion Wins $183M For F-35, AF Acquisition Support

Alion Science and Technology has won a $183, 441, 738 U.S. Air Force contract modification to provide acquisition support to the Air Force’s secretary for acquisition and the F-35 program office. The Defense Department said this contract involves foreign military sales agreements with Israel, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and …

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Lockheed, Pentagon Close $4B F-35 Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have closed on a new contract for the fifth batch of F-35 fighter jets, Reuters reports. The new agreement is worth $3.8 billion for the 32 jets including 22 conventional takeoff and landing variants for the Air Force, three short-takeoff-and-vertical variants for …

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Lockheed Wins $386M for F-35 Air Systems Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $386, 694, 924 contract modification to provide the U.S. Navy sustainment support services for the F-35 fighter jet’s air systems. The Defense Department said this award covers delivered systems under low rate initial production lot six of the program. Lockheed and the Pentagon …

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