Additional CAPTOR Ordered

September 2007
Military Technology;2007, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p153
The article reports on U.S. Air Force contracting Lockheed Martin Co. for its additional order of three lots of F-22 RAPTOR air dominance fighters. Lockheed has received the amount of US$5 billion as manufacturing payment. Accordingly, the order totals to around 60 aircrafts. Moreover, deliveries will start effectively on year 2008.


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