Air Force Awards $350 Million in F-22 Support Contracts

By Thomas Duffy / January 8, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Air Force announced today it has awarded three separate contracts totaling $350 million for support work on the F-22 Raptor program. The contract money is provided by "bridge" funds Congress approved for the program to carry it through the early part of the new year in anticipation of entering low-rate initial production. F-22 builder Lockheed Martin received a $267 million contract in support of LRIP for 10 Raptors and associated equipment, according to a Pentagon statement. The contract runs...

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