Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16 percent: Pentagon official

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Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16 percent: Pentagon official

Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet is seen in its hanger at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in MarylandThe cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's stealthy F-35 jet could fall 16 percent to around $ 80 million in future purchases, according to the Department of Defense's head of the program. Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, who runs the F-35 program for the Pentagon, gave his new estimate for the future cost of the jet while speaking to the U.S House of Representatives at a Capitol Hill hearing on Thursday. President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials have criticized the Pentagon's most expensive program for delays and cost overruns, but the price per jet has steadily declined in recent years as production ramps up.


Lockheed F-35 jet cost could drop 16 percent: Pentagon official The cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's stealthy F-35 jet could fall 16 percent to around $ 80 million in future purchases, according to the Department of Defense's head of the program. Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, who runs the F-35 program for the Pentagon, gave his [...]

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