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Northrop Hands Lockheed Fuselage for Japan’s 1st F-35 Jet; Brian Chappel Comments

Northrop Grumman has supplied Lockheed Martin a center fuselage to be integrated into an F-35 variant for the Japanese military. “This on-time delivery marks another important step in the F-35 team’s drive to support and help fulfill our allies’ 21st century national security requirements,” Brian Chappel, a vice president and F-35 program …

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Northrop Marks Milestone in Center Fuselage Work on Norway’s F-35 Order; Brian Chappel Comments

Northrop Grumman has finished work on the first of 52 center fuselages it has designed for the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s planned order of F-35 Lightning II – the AM 1 conventional takeoff and landing variant. The company said Wednesday it reached the milestone on time and within budget, utilizing an integrated assembly …

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