Planned Upgrades Add $22.3B To F-35 Estimate

Credit: F-35: Graham Warwick
A package of Block 4 upgrades and other updates for the Lockheed Martin F-35 will cost an estimated $22.3 billion, raising the U.S. government’s share of the cost to develop and produce the tri-service stealth aircraft to $428 billion over 43 years, a new Pentagon report shows. The Defense...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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