In England ceremony was accomplished with the role of Lockheed Martin in connection with the acquisition of fighter 5 pokolnniya F-35 Lightning II which was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Defence svysokopostavlennye England and the U.S. Defense Department.
Arrived at the ceremony Philip Hammond, England, Municipal Secretary of Defense, and Mr. Frank Kendall, U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Procurement, Technology and Logistics, in the face of their own governments.
«We are here to celebrate an important» first «in the midst of the many milestones associated with applets F-35,» said Bob Stevens, Lockheed Martin, chairman and chief executive officer. «It is true that our first International Shipping priozoshla specifically for England, because without constant assistance in English proizvrodstve and development in many years, we would have nothing to celebrate now.»
England was the first of the eight international partners to join the F-35 program there applets in uotoroy interests included plans for the creation and acquisition of F-35B stealth fighter non-long takeoff (VTOL) and vertical landing.
Lockheed Martin is developing the F-35 with its principal industrial partners, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems. Headquartered in England, BAE Systems, which brings great potential and prospects for the F-35 project, including a fighter with a small takeoff and vertical landing, brings the best practices of production, flight testing and improving air life support systems, is also responsible for F-35 in the rear fuselage, fuel system, rescue and life support. England will play an important role in the F-35 for global production, following the development and maintenance over the next 40 years, bringing tangible economic benefits for the country.
F-35 Lightning II is a 5th generation fighter, combining within itself leading stealth technology with great speed and maneuverability, modern electric equipment and the latest developments in the field of self-sufficiency. Three different variants of the F-35 will replace the A-10 and F-16 for the U.S. Air Force, F/A-18 for the U.S. Navy, F/A-18 and AV8-B Harrier for the U.S. Marine Corps, as a number of partners to last least 10 other states.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global aerospace company on the security of the country, which has about 120,000 people worldwide and in the main engaged in the research, design, development, creation, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services . Spotless Group’s sales for 2011 were $ 46.5 billion