Chinese Supplier Discovery May Stop F-35 Deliveries For Weeks

Credit: Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin has halted F-35 deliveries for several weeks to replace a newly identified Chinese supplier of permanent magnets embedded in a Honeywell subsystem. The Sept. 7 announcement adds pressure on Lockheed’s goal to deliver 147-153 F-35s this year and highlights growing concerns about...

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