The Pentagon expects to pay significantly less than originally estimated for retrofits to the first 10 lots of stealthy F-35s produced by Lockheed Martin, according to a recent report for Congress. The overall estimate is down $100 million from last year’s to $1.65 billion. But it is a sizable drop from the projection in September 2012 of $2.57 billion when the Pentagon submitted its first report on so-called concurrency cost – that is, the price of retrofits needed to production ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "F-35 Retrofit Cost Estimates Drop".

 

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? here.