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Kongsberg Defence Systems signs major contract with Lockheed Martin

Kongsberg Defence Systems and Lockheed Martin has signed a contract for 160 MNOK.

Kongsberg is set to deliver Rudders & Vertical Leading Edges for Production Lot 8 (LRIP 8) for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

The contracts seems a continuation of the previous five production lots delievered by the company.

“We are pleased that we reached an agreement for additional vertical tail leading edges and rudder components for the F-35 Lightning II and it is a testament to the continuing long-term international cooperation between Lockheed Martin and KONGSBERG,” said Susan Ouzts, Lockheed Martin vice president, F-35 International Programs.

“KONGSBERG continues to demonstrate the high levels of technical and manufacturing sophistication that are required to compete for work on the F-35, and we expect more F-35 industrial participation for Norway as we continue to move through the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phases.”

 

To read more, please visit The Norway Post.