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Lockheed Welcomes 28th Global F-16 Customer; Roderick McLean Comments

Lockheed Welcomes 28th Global F-16 Customer; Roderick McLean Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed-Martin-BlueLockheed Martin officially welcomed Romania to the group of countries that utilize the F-16 4th generation multi-role fighter, Lockheed said Wednesday.

The Romanian Air Force will become the 28th F-16 customer when it receives 12 aircraft from Portugal in a third-party transfer.

“We look forward to supporting Romania's aircraft fleet modernization and establishing an enduring relationship as Romania revolutionizes its aviation capabilities to strengthen its national defense,“ said Roderick McLean, Lockheed Martin's vice president and general manager for the F-16/F-22 integrated fighter group.

Lockheed welcomed Romanian officials to the F-16 ‘family” at a reception prior to the Black Sea Defense Aerospace trade show.

Production of the F-16 will continue through 2017 which will add to the more than 4,540 F-16’s that have already been delivered, Lockheed said.

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