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July 10, 2017
Lockheed awarded $5.6 billion contract for 74 F-35 Lightning II aircraft
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $5.6 billion contract modification to an existing contract for Lot 11 low-rate acquisition of the F-35 Lightning II fighter. The contract is for the procurement needs of the the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, allied nations and customers under the foreign military sales program, the Department of Defense announced on June 7. It provides for 74 aircraft Fiscal 2017 aircraft, including 48 F-35As for the Air Force, 19 F-35Bs for the Marine Corps, and eight F-35Cs ... read more

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Boeing receives contract for engineering, support of E-3 Sentry
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Australia now has full EA-18G Growler aircraft fleet
Australian officials on Friday officially welcomed a full fleet of Boeing EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft to Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley. ... more
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Australia inks $582.5 million deal with Boeing to upgrade aircraft
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CH-53K King Stallion flight testing moves to Naval Air Station Patuxent River
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Lockheed gets $74 million for F-35 production for Marines, Japan
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Lockheed Martin awarded contract for F-35 simulation software
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Northrop Grumman awarded contract for large aircraft infrared countermesure
Northrop Grumman Systems has received a $179 million modification to an existing contract for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measure hardware and support services. ... more
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Airbus announces China order of 140 planes for $22.8 bn
Airbus said Wednesday it had won a major order from China of 140 planes for $22.8 billion, during a visit by President Xi Jinping to Berlin. ... more
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Indian chopper goes missing near China border
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Boeing receives French E-3F Sentry AWACS contract
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Lockheed awarded maintenance contract for F-35 logistics system
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Germany, Norway join NATO-backed co-op for aircraft acquisition
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Orbital ATK repairing Iraqi trainer aircraft
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Climate change can't halt Vienna third runway: court
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State Department approves India for C-17 buy
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Lockheed receives $257.8 million modification to F-35 contract
Lockheed Martin has received a $257.8 million modification to an existing contract to support low-rate production and acquisition of equipment for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. ... more
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Boeing receives $411 million Apache contract for Britain
Boeing has received a $411 million modification to an existing contract for helicopters sold to Britain, the Department of Defense announced last week. ... more
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Australia seeks specially-equipped Gulfstream aircraft
A possible $1.5 billion deal for the purchase of up to five specially equipped Gulfstream G550 aircraft by Australia has won U.S. State Department approval. ... more
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Finland, U.S. amend F-18 maintenance contract
Finland as approved an amendment to a Foreign Military Sales agreement with the United States for spare parts and support for F-18 Hornet aircraft. ... more
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Navy orders review, oversight of oxygen problems on T-45, F/A-18
The U.S. Navy on Friday released results of a comprehensive review of reported physiological episodes involving T-45 trainer and F/A-18 fighter aircraft to determine the facts and procedures involved, ordering further steps to reduce the number of episodes experienced by pilots. ... more
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South Korean Coast Guard receives second S-92 helicopter
Sikorsky has delivered its second S-92 helicopter to the South Korean Coast Guard to bolster the Guard's maritime patrol and search and rescue capabilities. ... more
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