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Pentagon sees Lockheed F-35 deliveries falling behind

The Pentagon’s contract management agency forecasts Lockheed Martin Corp. will deliver 57 of its F-35 jets this year, nine fewer than the company plans. The No. 1 defense contractor “did not meet contract requirements in 2014, 2015 or 2016,” and ...

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Lockheed’s F-35 contracts require vouches for fixes

As negotiations drag on over Lockheed Martin Corp.’s biggest U.S. contracts yet to build F-35 jets, one potential impediment hasn’t attracted public attention: a congressional requirement that the Air Force secretary certify the fighter will be in top shape within ...

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Canada may turn away from F35’s

TORONTO — Canada is considering buying fighter jets other than U.S.-made F-35’s because of escalating costs associated with Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin Corp.’s troubled Joint Strike Fighter program, the country’s defense minister said Wednesday. Defense Minister Peter MacKay said the government ...

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