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U.S. DoD orders 255 Lockheed Martin F-35 military combat aircraft in $22.7B deal

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., part of Lockheed Martin Corp., in Fort Worth, Texas, won a $22.7 billion contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver 255 of its F-35 fifth-generation military combat aircraft.

The contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price advanced acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0001) is valued at $22,712,874,822 for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole fighters designed to perform ground-attack and air-superiority missions. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

This modification provides for the production and delivery of:

  • 106 F-35 aircraft for the U.S. services (64 F-35As Air Force; 26 F-35Bs Marine Corps; 16 F-35Cs Navy);
  • 89 F-35s for non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants (71 F-35As, 18 F-35 Bs); and
  • 60 F-35s for Foreign Military Sales customers (60 F-35As).

U.S. DoD orders 255 Lockheed Martin F-35 military combat aircraft in $22.7B deal

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