View the Defense Market Intelligence Notes in PDF format. North America Lockheed Martin’s top F-35 executive has doubled down on a commitment to reduce the hourly cost to operate the stealth aircraft by 43% within six years, despite public statements by senior U.S. defense officials who insist that objective is impossible. “We haven’t committed to something we don’t believe we can achieve,” said Greg Ulmer, Lockheed Martin’s F-35 vice president, during ...


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