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Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16%, says Pentagon official

The cost of F-35 jet could fall to around $80 million in future purchases

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The cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's stealthy F-35 jet could fall 16% to around $80 million in future purchases, according to the Department of Defense's head of the program. In February, the Pentagon agreed to a deal for the tenth batch of the fighter aircraft at below $95 million per jet for the first time, compared with $102 million in the previous purchase and the lowest price ever. Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, who runs the F-35 program for the Pentagon, gave his new estimate for the future cost of the jet while speaking to the US House of Representatives at a ...

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Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16%, says Pentagon official

The cost of F-35 jet could fall to around $80 million in future purchases

The cost of F-35 jet could fall to around $80 million in future purchases The cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's stealthy F-35 jet could fall 16% to around $80 million in future purchases, according to the Department of Defense's head of the program. In February, the Pentagon agreed to a deal for the tenth batch of the fighter aircraft at below $95 million per jet for the first time, compared with $102 million in the previous purchase and the lowest price ever. Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, who runs the F-35 program for the Pentagon, gave his new estimate for the future cost of the jet while speaking to the US House of Representatives at a ... image
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Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16%, says Pentagon official

The cost of F-35 jet could fall to around $80 million in future purchases

The cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's stealthy F-35 jet could fall 16% to around $80 million in future purchases, according to the Department of Defense's head of the program. In February, the Pentagon agreed to a deal for the tenth batch of the fighter aircraft at below $95 million per jet for the first time, compared with $102 million in the previous purchase and the lowest price ever. Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, who runs the F-35 program for the Pentagon, gave his new estimate for the future cost of the jet while speaking to the US House of Representatives at a ...

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