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Lockheed Martin awarded support contract for US Lot 13 F-35


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. has been awarded a $US 542 million firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Ancillary Mission Equipment (AME) and associated AME initial spares in support of Lot 13 F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.


Lockheed Martin awarded support contract for US Lot 13 F 35 F-35 Lightning II aircraft (Picture source : Air Recognition)


Through this contract, Lockheed Martin is expected to bring support to all its customers by procuring them AME and AME spares for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, until May 2023.

As a reminder, the Lot 13 of F-35 Lightning II aircraft commenced on October 2018 and has to end on or about December 2021. US, British, Italian, Australian, Turkish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch aircraft deliveries are estimated to commence in January 2021 and to be completed by the end of 2021.