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Report: US in Talks With Potential F-35 Buyers in Gulf Region

Report: US in Talks With Potential F-35 Buyers in Gulf Region - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Report: US in Talks With Potential F-35 Buyers in Gulf Region - top government contractors - best government contracting eventThe U.S. government has begun discussions with several Persian Gulf countries about potential foreign military sales for Lockheed Martin-built F-35s, Reuters reported Friday.

Gen. Stephen Wilson, vice chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force, told reporters during a visit to the United Arab Emirates Friday the Trump administration looks to support U.S. partner nations that require and need “capabilities.”

“Specifically with the F-35s, we look at all of our partners and nations and allies and their requirements and here in the Gulf they share many of the same adversaries and challenges,“ Wilson added, according to Reuters.

Lockheed is the F-35 prime contractor and collaborates with its principal partners BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman in the global fighter aircraft program.

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