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Lockheed hopes for next Pentagon deal on F-35 jets soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Co is making "good progress" in negotiations with the Pentagon about the next two batches of F-35 fighter jets and hopes to reach agreement soon, Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said on Tuesday.Full story

Lockheed eyes deal for next U.S. F-35s in near term

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Co <LMT.N> Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson said the company is making "good progress" in negotiations with the Pentagon about the next two batches of F-35 fighter jets and hopes to close a deal in the near term. Full story

Fighter jet costing US billions

  The F-35 joint strike fighter was once seen as an affordable aircraft that could do it all, but it is costing the Pentagon billions and some say the jet isn’t worth the cost. NBC’s Lisa Myers reports.

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A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B lands at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona
A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B lands at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B lands at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona in this handout photo taken November 20, 2012. The Pentagon on Friday suspended the flights of all F-35 fighter planes after a routine inspection revealed a crack on a turbine blade in the jet engine of an F-35 test air