Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $61 million contract for recurring logistics services support for F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide ground maintenance activities; action request resolution; depot activation activities; Automatic Logistics Information System operations and maintenance; reliability, maintainability and health management implementation and support; supply chain management; and activities to provide and support pilot and maintainer initial training, the US Department of Defense announced Friday.
Work is expected to be completed in February 2016.
This contract combines purchases for the Air Force ($33 million); Marine Corps ($12 million); Navy ($9 million); and non-DoD participants ($5 million), the statement added.
Lockheed Martin-Korean Aerospace Industries jointly developed T-50 A training jet will be competing in the US Air Force new training planes contract estimated over $8 billion. The USAF aims to replace its T-38 fleet in 2017 and could eventually buy upto 600 planes, Reuters reported Friday
An Italian Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft completed first transatlantic ocean crossing. The aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md
MBDA has commenced deliveries of Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missiles (ASRAAM) for the forthcoming integration onto the UKs F-35B. The first missile was delivered to the US during January in conjunction with BAE Systems (the UKs F-35 weapon integration lead)
A third phase of durability testing on an F-35 Lightning II airframe is due to begin at our Military Air & Information site in Brough, East Yorkshire. Each phase of testing, lasting a total of 8,000 hours, is equivalent to an entire lifetime of the airframe once it enters service
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