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President Trump: Lockheed Cuts Price on Next F-35 Production Lot

President Donald Trump has said Lockheed Martin moved to lower the price of the next batch of 90 F-35s by approximately $600 million, The Washington Post reported Monday. Aaron Gregg writes Trump made the statement after weeks of discussion with Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson about the program’s cost. Last month, Hewson gave Trump her personal commitment to drive down the …

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Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan: Air Force Works on Updates to F-35

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan has said the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program continues to move forward to address current flight restrictions and other challenges, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Bogdan indicated the F-35 development program is scheduled for completion by the latter half of 2017. “What …

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Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan Eyes F-35 Block Buy Deal with Allies

Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan, head of the F-35 joint program office, plans to negotiate a block buy for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter with allied nations, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes Lockheed Martin is set to submit a proposal for F-35 low-rate initial production lots 9 and 10 sometime …

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