Lockheed Martin will produce cruise missiles specific to the needs of F-35 Lighting II jets in partnership with Roketsan, the company announced today.
"Lockheed Martin has a long history of partnership with the Republic of Turkey and we look forward to working closely with Roketsan on the very important project," Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Executive Vice President Rick Edwards said in the statement published Wednesday.
Edwards confirmed that the missiles will be tailored to the specific needs of the F-35 Lighting II jets. The missiles are to be developed and produced jointly.
Pratt and Whitney has won a $592 million contract for the seventh lot of F135 propulsion systems to power F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the US Defense Forces. In December 2013, a $263 million sustainment contract was previously awarded bringing the total LRIP 7 propulsion cost to $943 million
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Aggressive renovation and modification is in full swing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, in preparation for the military's newest multi-role fighter aircraft, the US Air Force said in a press release.Hill AFBs preparations for the F-35A Lightning II, totaling more than $100 million, with 23 projects to be completed between September 2014 and July 2015, and 36 total projects will be finished once construction concludes in 2019
The success of Lockheed Martins F-35 fighter in South Korea and its acceptance by several NATO partners could make it the worlds dominant warplane in the coming years. The fifth generation stealth warplane looks set to grab market share from rival 4
South Korea will buy 40 F-35A fighter jets from Lockheed Martin and is expected to sign a deal worth an approx $7.04 billion this month, several news agencies in Seoul and Washington reported today
Lockheed Martin has delivered the new software called Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) which will be the installed at all F-35 locations and deployed for military operations beginning in 2015. Military services manage their F-35 fleets through logistics and operational data analysis provided by ALIS
Turkey's Roketsan has signed a deal with the Polish WZL1 firm to integrate two of its products, the Cirit and the UMTAS, into Polish armed forces platforms. Roketsan and WZL1 have agreed to jointly offer Roketsan's Cirit and UMTAS systems solutions to the Polish military, the defenseNews reported Monday
The F-35C fighter jet made its first successful aircraft carrier landing off the coast of San Diego aboard the USS Nimitz Monday, US Navy said in a statement. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has been plagued by technical glitches and budget issues, but the successful landing at sea is being hailed as a major step forward by the Pentagon
Lockheed Martin announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Systems Made Simple, a provider of health information technology solutions to the U.S
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