440 F-35 for $37 milliards

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Unread post19 Jun 2017, 11:11

Here's the link in French.
http://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-eco/2017/0 ... liards.php
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US defense group Lockheed Martin is close to reaching an agreement to sell 440 F-35 fighters to a group of 11 countries, including the United States, for over $ 37 billion ($ 33 ​​billion) (Reuters) - Reuters said on Sunday it would be the biggest contract for the sale of the American stealth fighter, which will be unveiled at the Paris Air Show this week, The contract will also mark a new commercial practice of concluding batch sales over several years to reduce the cost of each aircraft. Aircraft prices are not yet final but an average price of $ 85 million is The sources said. The contract would break down into several installments over fiscal years 2018-2020. A representative of Lockheed said that the manufacturer did not comment on contract negotiations and that any agreement on a "block purchase" would be the subject of An announcement from the US government. A representative of clients whose immediate response to the request for comment was not acted upon by the United States.

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