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Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin Corp.
An F-35B aircraft seen on the flight deck of the USS America. The Pentagon has placed orders for long lead materials, parts and components for 105 more aircraft, bringing approximately $17 million worth of work to San Diego subcontractors. Prime contractor Lockheed Martin could end up building more than 3,000 F-35s.

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San Diego Firms Benefit From F-35 Orders

Contract for Long-Lead Items Worth Approximately $17M Locally

The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. an $847 million modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract for F-35 Lightning II fighter jets.

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