Tag Archives: F-35A

Australia’s Lockheed-Built F-35As, Boeing-Built EA-18G Growler to Debut at Airshow in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — The Australian defense ministry will debut the country’s new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets and a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft at the Australian International Airshow on March 3, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Australian Defense Minister Christopher Payne said in a statement …

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Lockheed Gets $450M Contract Modification to Continue F-35A Air System Integration for South Korea

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $450 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to continue integration work on the F-35A air system for South Korea as part of a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification also covers non-recurring engineering services and falls under a previously awarded advance …

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Air Force to Choose 2 Bases to House Lockheed-Built F-35A Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force will select two Air National Guard bases to host its Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A Joint Strike Fighter jet, Executive Gov reported Thursday. The military service will choose from Dannelly Field Air Guard Station,  Gowen Field Air Guard Station,  Jacksonville Air Guard Station,  Selfridge Air National Guard Base …

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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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Lockheed Awarded $743M Modification in F-35 Batch 9 Deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $743.2 million modification under a previously awarded advance acquisition contract for the ninth batch of F-35 fighters. The Defense Department said Monday the modification allocates additional funds to address diminishing manufacturing and material shortages for redesign and development, estimated post-production concurrency changes …

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Lockheed Martin Rolls Out Japan’s 1st F-35A Jet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered Japan’s first F-35A fighter jet and marked the occasion in a ceremony that sought to highlight the Japan and U.S. defense alliance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday F-35A maintenance training for the Japan Air Self Defense Force is ongoing at Eglin …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $137M Contract Modification for Lot 10 F-35 Spares Production

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $136.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build the 10th batch of air vehicle initial spares for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers lot 10 low-rate initial production of F-35A, F-35B and F-35C common spares as well as aloft spare packages and deployment …

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Lockheed-Built F-35A Achieves Initial Operational Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin-built F-35A has reached initial operational capability after completing system tests and meeting requirements set by the U.S. Air Force, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. The Air Force said Tuesday Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of the Air Combat Command, declared the F-35A “combat ready” alongside …

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Navy Awards Lockheed, Pratt & Whitney Lot 10 F-35 Equipment, F135 Propulsion System Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary have received contracts from the U.S. Navy for lot 10 low-rate initial production of F-35 Lightning II aircraft and its F135 propulsion system. Pratt & Whitney secured a potential three-year, $1.5 billion contract modification to provide parts and components for …

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Denmark to Move Forward on $3B F-35 Purchase

Denmark will proceed on a plan to purchase 27 F-35A fighter jets for $3 billion total from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Reuters reported Thursday. Nikolaj Skydsgaard wrote Denmark becomes the 11th country to purchase the F-35’s conventional takeoff-and-landing variant used by U.S. and international partner air forces. The Danish government recommended the purchase …

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