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Lockheed, Marines Eye June 30 for Final IOC F-35B Jets

Lockheed, Marines Eye June 30 for Final IOC F-35B Jets - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin BlueLockheed Martin is set to deliver the final batch of F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jets to the U.S. Marine Corps on June 30 following completion of aircraft production, Flightglobal reported Thursday.

James Drew writes an independent team will evaluate the aircraft and submit a report to Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for Marine Corps aviation, once the squadron is handed to the service.

The final four units of F-35B are required for the Marine Corps to declare initial operational capability, according to the report.

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