USAF, Lockheed negotiating lower F-16 Block 70/72 price for next delivery orders

By Sara Sirota / September 24, 2020 at 2:39 PM
The Air Force and Lockheed Martin have begun negotiating a lower unit cost for the next batch of commoditized F-16 fighter jets they anticipate supplying through last month's novel foreign military sale contract to a new group of customers, sources tell Inside Defense . The government is currently finalizing offers to those potential FMS customers. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity deal signed Aug. 14 enables countries to purchase a common configuration of the fourth-generation fighter jet from Lockheed’s latest Block 70/72 production...

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