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Lockheed close to massive fighter jet deal with 11 nations

Malita Javier | 19 Junio, 2017, 15:58

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in talks with the US and 10 other countries over a potential contract worth at least $37 billion for the manufacturer to deliver a total of 440 F-35 fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday.

Lockheed Martin is in the final stages of negotiating a deal worth approximately $37 billion to sell a record 440 F-35 fighter jets to a group of 11 countries, including the U.S, according to a Reuters report.

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One version of the next generation stealth fighter is able to hover.

News of the impending deal emerged at the Paris Air Show, a enormous aviation industry event at which aircraft makers show off their new planes to potential buyers.

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The memorandum of understanding being negotiated between Lockheed and the customers aims to procure 135 or more jets in fiscal year 2018 for delivery in 2020 for about $88 million per jet, the sources reportedly said.

A Lockheed representative said the company does not discuss negotiations on contracts and any deal involving a "block buy" would be announced by the United States government.

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The F-35 has been widely criticized for being too expensive, including by U.S. President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials who have criticized the Pentagon's most expensive program for delays and cost overruns. As part of that deal, the Pentagon agreed to pay $95 million per jet compared to $102 million, which had been the lowest price paid up until that point.

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