Lockheed, F-35 JPO hope to have PBL in place by January 2024

By Briana Reilly / September 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office are targeting January 2024 as an effective date for a Joint Strike Fighter performance-based logistics agreement, a deal that the airframe prime contractor has spent recent years working toward. A supply-support, demand-reduction PBL would build off of the current framework for aircraft and supporting infrastructure covering fiscal years 2021-23 and come five years after Lockheed executives first proposed a fixed-price, five-year sustainment contract for the jet that they said would cut costs...

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