Kongsberg Lands Deal to Supply Parts for F-35 Jets

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  • 11:34 AM, September 27, 2023
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Kongsberg Lands Deal to Supply Parts for F-35 Jets
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Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has clinched a NOK 1.2 billion ($112 million) contract with Lockheed Martin  to supply parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program.

The agreement with Lockheed Martin covers production lots 18-19 for Rudders, Vertical Leading Edges and Main Landing Gear Closeout panels for the three versions of the F-35, totaling more than 300 aircraft.

Deliveries from the new order will begin in 2025 and will enable continued deliveries through 2027 from KONGSBERG’s production facility in Norway.

KONGSBERG is currently working on production lots 15-17, totaling more than 450 aircraft, which will be delivered to the customer through 2025.

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