29 Nov '12, 8pm

Sequestration not all bad? Deadline speeds Lockheed and Pentagon to F-35 production lot 5 and 6 deals.

Sequestration not all bad? Deadline speeds Lockheed and Pentagon to F-35 production lot 5 and 6 deals.

Sequestration deadline speeds F35 negotiations By Michael Hoffman Thursday, November 29th, 2012 3:09 pm Posted in Air Top Pentagon and Lockheed Martin leaders have confirmed the two sides are close to reaching a deal for the fifth, and possibly the sixth, production lots for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Lockheed Martin’s executives said Thursday they are “confident” the deal for lot five, which includes 32 aircraft, will be completed by the end of the year. Marillyn Hewson, the appointed successor to long time CEO Bob Stevens, said she’s also confident the framework for a deal for lot six will be completed by the end of December. “We are progressing well with favorable dialogue and I do feel confident that we are going to get some closure on lot five this year,” Hewson said. “We want to line that up and I think our customer wants to line that up with quickly getting at l...

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