DOD awards Lockheed three-year F-35 sustainment deal worth up to $6.6B

By Courtney Albon / September 13, 2021 at 6:53 PM
The Defense Department today awarded Lockheed Martin an F-35 sustainment deal worth up to $6.6 billion across three years that could lead to a future performance-based logistics contract. Today’s contract covers aircraft and supporting infrastructure sustainment for fiscal year 2021 and includes options for FY-22 and FY-23. Negotiations are underway with engine-maker Pratt & Whitney for a separate propulsion system sustainment contract. In a press release today, the F-35 Joint Program Office said the contract reflects a fleet-wide reduction in...

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