The U.S. Defense Department has awarded the initial contract to Lockheed Martin to support the first lot of full-rate production for the F-35A.  Lockheed received a $328 million contract to procure long-lead materials and parts for 48 F-35As to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force in 2023, the Pentagon announced on Nov. 26.  Lockheed is currently delivering F-35s under the 11th lot of low-rate initial production (LRIP).  The DOD plans to award three more LRIP lots of F-35s, ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "DOD Awards First Long-Lead Contract For Full-Rate F-35As".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? Log in here.