Tag: Department of Defense

Pentagon Looks To Replace F-35 Parts Makers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Pentagon is embarking on a comprehensive effort to examine the entire F-35 supply chain from top to bottom for opportunities to compete components and repair work, according to a top Department of Defense official. The move is aimed at incentivizing suppliers to reduce cost and increase efficiencies, as the F-35 enterprise faces severe parts […]

Lockheed Martin Announces Orlando Expansion, Hiring Plans

Reading Time: 1 minute Lockheed Martin broke ground on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando. Florida Governor Rick Scott said, “I am proud to announce Lockheed Martin is continuing to invest in Florida by […]

Boeing Wins $122Mln for Navy Aircraft Spare Parts

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing won almost $123 million to provide aircraft spare parts for the US Navy, the Department of Defense said in a press release. “The Boeing Company [of] St. Louis, Missouri has been awarded a maximum $122,800,001 delivery order against a five-year base contract with one five-year option period for aircraft spare parts,” the release stated […]

US Army Orders Seven Black Hawk Helicopters for Mexico Worth Nearly $55Mln

Reading Time: 1 minute The US Army has ordered seven new uniquely configured Black Hawk combat, transport and tactical support helicopters for Mexico from the Sikorsky division of Lockheed Martin, the Department of Defense announced. “Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $54.9 million… foreign military sales contract (Mexico) for seven uniquely configured UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters,” the […]