Thursday, October 31, 2019

Pentagon Finalizes $34 Billion Deal For 478 F-35s. Price Per Jet Will Now Be Below $80 Million

Three F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, (rear to front) AF-2, AF-3 and AF-4, flies over Edwards Air Force Base in this December 10, 2011 handout photo provided by Lockheed Martin. Darin Russell/Courtesy of Lockheed Martin/Handout via REUTERS

Fort-Worth Star-Telegram: Lockheed Martin lands $34 billion contract to build nearly 500 F-35 fighter jets

The Department of Defense has signed off on a $34 billion contract to buy 478 F-35 aircraft from Lockheed Martin.

The fighter jets will come in three versions — the F-35A for the Air Force, the F-35B for the U.S. Marine Corps and the F-35C for the U.S. Navy.

“The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which is built in the heart of my district, is the world’s most capable and lethal aircraft,” U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, and the top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, said in a statement.

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More News On The Pentagon Finalizing A $34 Billion Deal For 478 F-35s

In newly inked deal, F-35 price falls to $78 million a copy -- Defense News
Pentagon And Lockheed Martin Agree To Big Cost Reduction On F-35 Fighters -- Forbes
Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter program gets $34 billion Pentagon contract, its biggest yet -- CNBC
Pentagon announces $34 billion deal with Lockheed Martin for F-35 jets -- The Hill
F-35 Readiness Rates Soar, From 55% To 73%; Price Drops 12.8% -- Breaking Defense
Pentagon announces F-35 jet prices for next three years -- Reuters
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Pentagon, Lockheed reach $34B deal for 478 F-35s as price per aircraft drops -- UPI
BREAKING: Pentagon, Lockheed Reach $34 Billion Megadeal for F-35 Production -- National Defense
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Mike Feldhake said...

Time will tell if this program will be a good one, but it is starting to bare fruits.

Bob Huntley said...

Almost enough money to bury the hydro lines in California.

Anonymous said...

"Almost enough money to bury the hydro lines in California."

Says the cuck. He does not know how many miles of line there are, so he cannot do a calculation.

So we do not buy an F35. We fight China and their aggressions with what?

Bob huntley's limp wrists?

bob such a cuck.

Bob Huntley said...

I doubt very much you can do it, but if by some slime chance you can try applying the lesson it teaches.

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Bob Huntley said...

Damn I set it but the system changed it when I hit post.

It's the thinking outside the box puzzle look it up and give it a try. Other wise my comments apply.