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State Dept OKs Switzerland’s Request for $115M in F/A-18 Upgrade Services

The State Department has approved Switzerland’s request to buy tactical radio systems, software support, cueing platforms and other services to support upgrades to F/A-18 fighter aircraft under a potential $115 million foreign military sales agreement. Switzerland asked to procure Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems, ARC-210 GEN 5 RT-1900A(C) radios with anti-jam tactical …

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Lockheed to Produce 50 Lot 11 F-35s for FMS Clients Under $3.7B Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $3.69 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of 50 lot 11 F-35 Lightning II aircraft for foreign military sales clients. The modification covers the production of 22 F-35A jets for FMS customers, eight F-35As for the Netherlands, six F-35As for Norway, four …

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Lockheed Gets $5.6B Modification on Lot 11 F-35 Production Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a potential $5.58 billion contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of lot 11 fiscal 2017 F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The modification covers the production of 48 F-35As for the U.S. Air Force, 18 F-35Bs for the U.S. Marine Corps and eight F-35Cs for …

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Lockheed Gets $74M in Navy Contract Modifications for Lots 11, 12 F-35 Parts, Engineering Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) two contract modifications worth approximately $73.9 million combined to provide materials and services to support the low-rate initial production of F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Lockheed will provide long-lead parts and components for additional five lot 12 F-35B fighter jets under a $43.9 million …

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Lockheed Lands $258M Contract Modification for Lot 10 F-35 Pilot Flight Equipment

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential three-year, $257.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to supply alternate mission tools, pilot flight equipment and red gear to support the low rate initial production of lot 10 F-35 Lightning II fighter jets. The firm-fixed-price modification covers purchases from the Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine …

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Report: Lockheed, 11 Countries In Talks Over $37B F-35 Procurement

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in talks with the U.S. and 10 other countries over a potential contract worth at least $37 billion for the manufacturer to deliver a total of 440 F-35 fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Sources told Reuters the multi-year transaction will consist of three portions from fiscal 2018 …

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Reports: US, Qatar Ink Potential $12B Deal for Boeing F-15 Jets

The U.S. and Qatar have signed a potential $12 billion deal to supply Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15QA fighter jets to the Arab country, Defense News reported Wednesday. A spokesman for the Defense Department said Defense Secretary James Mattis and Khalid al-Attiyah, Qatar’s defense affairs minister, signed a letter to facilitate …

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Air Force F-35A Fighter Jet to Head to Paris Air Show

The Air Force’s F-35A fighter jet will fly at the Paris Air Show in June, although earlier statements from the F-35 Joint Program Office said that the Lockheed Martin fighter jet would not be at the event, The Hill reports. “The F-35A strengthens partnerships and improves regional stability,” Air Force Chief of Staff …

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Saab to Develop Anti-Ship Missile System for Sweden Under $358M Contract

Saab has received a potential nine-year, $358.4 million contract from Sweden’s defense material administration to develop and produce an anti-ship missile platform for integration with the country’s Visby-class corvette ships and Gripen E fighter jets. The anti-ship missile system will have an updated target seeker and combat range as well as new …

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Report: Lockheed Aims to Save $5B on F-35 Program Amid Lot 11 Contract Negotiations

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has initiated talks with suppliers to generate $5 billion in cost savings on the F-35 program as the company negotiates a contract to produce the 11th batch of fighter jets, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Julie Johnsson and Anthony Capaccio write Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson, also an inductee into …

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