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.
The Israeli Air Force has received two additional F-35I Adir stealth fighters at the Nevatim ABF on Wednesday. The two fighter jets bring the current squadron to a total of nine
Israel's Ministry of Defense recently sent a letter to the US Department of Defense to complete the purchase of 17 F-35 jets, Israel's Walla News reported on Thursday. Each plane costs approximately US$100 million
Israel will receive three addition F-35 stealth fighters from the United States on Sunday apart from two which arrived in December. They are among 50 that Israel has agreed to buy from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin,
Israel is set to receive today two US manufactured fifth generation F-35 stealth fighter that can evade advanced surface-to-air missile defense systems such as the Russian-made S-300s and S-400s deployed in Syria and Iran. It has an extremely low radar signature, allowing it to operate undetected deep inside enemy territory
Lockheed Martin is being awarded $119.7 million modification agreement for the procurement of initial air vehicle deployment spares packages in support of Air Force F-35 air vehicle delivery schedules
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