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Lockheed Selects Dutch Firm for F-35 Wing Parts

Lockheed Selects Dutch Firm for F-35 Wing Parts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has tapped Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies to manufacture wing components for future F-35 jets through the end of 2017 for low-rate initial production lots 9 and 10. Lockheed said Wednesday that Fokker will supply wing flaperons and outboard leading-edge flaps that aim to enable the F-35’s “controllability.” These components are made of titanium and …

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