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Lockheed To Set Up Depot Level Repair Capabilities for US Military’s F-35 Jets

Lockheed Martin has won a $184.6 million modification contract to establish organic depot level repair capabilities for F-35 fighters of the US military.

“Lockheed Martin is awarded $184.6 million modification contract to establish organic depot level repair capabilities for F-35 fighters under the low-rate initial production Lot 11 non-annualized sustainment contract in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday. 

Systems included are:  common components, conventional controls, surfaces and edges, electrical/mechanical activation, firewall shutoff valve, radar, wing flap actuator system, hydraulic power generation system, arresting gear, standby flight display, fuel system, exterior lighting, gun system control unit, filter modules, thermal management system fan, alternating current contactor module and rudder pedals. 

Work is expected to be completed in March 2023. 

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