Negotiations on the long-awaited deal for the Pentagon to order its next lot of F-35 aircraft are nearly complete, according to Tom Burbage, executive vice president for Joint Strike Fighter program integration at Lockheed Martin. The company submitted its most recent offer for the 32-aircraft lot about three weeks ago, Burbage tells AVIATION WEEK. Another offer was submitted in July before the Farnborough Airshow, and negotiations started in October. Burbage says he thinks the ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "Lockheed Martin Expects F-35 LRIP 4 Deal Soon".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


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

Already registered? here.