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Lockheed Martin Open to Continued Cooperation with Japanese Industry for the F-35 Program

After the successful unveiling of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ first Japanese-assembled F-35A on June 5th,  Lockheed Martin has stated that it is open to further cooperation and expansion with Japanese industry for producing more F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft in Japan, IHS Janes reported. MHI constructed the F-35A primarily with …

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US Air Force Requests Millions for Construction Funding to Improve Aircraft Ranges

In its fiscal year 2018 budget request, the US Air Force (USAF) has requested funding for construction to improve aircraft ranges in Utah and Nevada. This would allow the USAF to utilize the full range of capabilities available to F-35A aircrews, said USAF Chief of Staff General David Goldfein and …

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Lockheed Orders Cubic Encrypted Training Systems for F-35 JSF

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense business unit will provide air combat training subsystems technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program under contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cubic said the subsystem is designed to improve the aircraft’s stealth capabilities …

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Raytheon to Continue JPALS Testing, JSF Integration Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 13, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $52 million contract to continue its testing and analysis of the U.S. Navy’s Joint Precision Approach Landing Systems platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said the contract extends the company’s work on JPALS development, with focus now shifting …

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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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Lockheed Wins $738M for F-35 Production

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) nearly $738 million in contract modifications for low rate initial production of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, according to a Pentagon announcement. $485 million for production lot five, including special test equipment and subcontractor technical assistance. This work is expected to …

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Japan Selects Lockheed’s F-35 as Next-Gen Aircraft; 42 Jet Agreement Could Top $4B

The Japanese government has selected Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35, the Joint Strike Fighter,  as Japan’s next-generation fighter aircraft, ending a multi-year vetting process that considered aircraft from several American and European firms. The Wall Street Journal reports Lockheed’s agreement is for 42 jets, which will likely cost Japan more than $4 billion. …

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GE Responds to JSF Engine ‘Stop Work’ Order; Reaffirms Commitment to Project

General Electric released a statement in response to the “Stop Work” order issued by the Department of Defense for the firm’s F136 engine for the Joint Strike Fighter. The GE/Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team will be made to cease work on the project once the current funding runs out at the …

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Wyle Grabs $318 Million JSF Engineering, Integration Deal; Subcontractors Include GD, SAIC, ITT

Wyle claimed a five-year, $318 million contract to support engineering and integration services to the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office. The firm will oversee a broad range of tasks, including strategic planning for technology programs and activities, concept development and requirements analysis. “There is nothing more rewarding than being competitively …

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Wyle Snags $318 Million JSF Deal; SAIC, GD, ITT Join as Subcontractors

Wyle claimed a five-year, $318 million contract to support engineering and integration services to the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office. The firm will oversee a broad range of tasks, including strategic planning for technology programs and activities, concept development and requirements analysis. “There is nothing more rewarding than being competitively …

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