23 Dec '14, 9pm

Lockheed Delivers 36 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in 2014

Lockheed Delivers 36 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in 2014

Lockheed Delivers 36 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in 2014 By Brendan McGarry Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 4:28 pm Posted in Air Lockheed Martin Corp., the world’s largest defense contractor, delivered three dozen F-35 stealth fighter jets to the Defense Department in 2014. That was its production goal for the year and brings the total number of Joint Strike Fighters delivered to the U.S. and allies to 109 aircraft. “Meeting U.S. and international aircraft delivery goals is a stepping stone,” Air Force Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, who manages the program for the Pentagon, said in a statement released by the contractor. Lorraine Martin, general manager of the program at Lockheed, said the achievement “is a clear demonstration of our growing stability and ability to ramp up production,” according to the release. The year, however, wasn’t without hiccups for the Pentagon’s most expens...

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