F-35 News Round Up: 25th September 2014
South Korea will sign a deal this month to buy 40 Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) F-35 fighter jets for about 7.34 trillion won ($7.06 billion) for delivery in 2018-2021, two people with knowledge of the transaction told Reuters on Wednesday.
South Korea confirmed its March decision, when it became the 10th country to choose F-35 fighter jets to replace aging warplanes and strengthen its defense against restive neighbor North Korea.
"We have agreed to acquire 40 jets within the total budget a...
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