Lockheed Awarded $3.7 Billion Advance Payment For 50 F-35s

Credit: USAF
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a second downpayment, worth $3.7 billion, to help purchase F-35s for foreign countries, even as it continues to negotiate a firm agreement for an 11th batch of aircraft. The Pentagon expects to definitize the contract for the latest tranche of low-rate initial...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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