Lockheed Martin Corp expects to sign a contract with the U.S. government early this summer for 43 more F-35 fighter jets, but the deal is unlikely to match price reductions seen on the last few ... more 
Lockheed Martin Corp expects to sign a contract with the U.S. government early this summer for 43 more F-35 fighter jets, but the deal is unlikely to match price reductions seen on the last few contracts, a top company executive said Monday. Chief Financial Officer Bruce Tanner said the company had driven the price of the jets lower by 4 percent to 5 percent in each of the previous three contracts, but savings of that magnitude were unlikely on the eighth batch of jets, given the lack of large quantity increases in the order. less 
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