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Lockheed Martin to Procure Weapons Certification, Modification Kits for Israeli F-35s
Israeli f-35 Debut

Lockheed Martin Corp is being awarded $147,963,919 contract modification for the procurement of Israel-unique weapons certification, modification kits, and electronic warfare analysis in support of the F-35 Lightning II with the Israeli Air Force.

The contract includes Israel system design and development to provide 3F+ fleet capability for the government of Israel under the Foreign Military Sales program, a US DoD contract announcement said.

Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (37.1 percent); El Segundo, California (17.6 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (17.2 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (10.3 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (9.8 percent); South Bend, Indiana (6.7 percent); St. Louis, Missouri (1.1 percent); and Wallingford, Connecticut (0.2 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021.

Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $147,963,919 will be obligated at time of award.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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