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F-35

Lockheed CEO Pledges 1,800 New Jobs, Lower F-35 Costs

The CEO of the aerospace defense company Lockheed Martin, Marillyn Hewson, pledges to create an additional 1,800 jobs and significantly reduce the high cost of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program previously criticized by President-elect Donald Trump.

A replica of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet is seen at the exhibition centre ahead of the Singapore's Airshow, in February 2014

Lockheed Martin Just Unveiled Israel’s First F-35

The unveiling ceremony, which took place in Fort Worth, Texas, was attended by critical players in both the US and Israeli defense cabinets. Of note in attendance were Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli Air Force Brigadier Gen. Tal Kalman.

Work Underway on F-35 for Israel

UPI writes: FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 11 (UPI) —Lockheed Martin reports it has begun the process of joining four major components of the structure an F-35 Lightning II aircraft for Israel. The plane is the first being built for Israel and is

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Kerry to Israelis: Stop the ‘Hysteria’ over Iran Deal

TEL AVIV, Israel — Secretary of State John Kerry appeared on Israeli television over the weekend, telling seven-million-plus Israelis that critics of the emerging Iran deal were guilty of “hysteria.” Israel, which sits a short missile flight away from potentially nuclear-armed Iranian warheads, and which has seen Iranian soldiers along its borders with Syria and Lebanon, has loudly protested the negotiations that the Obama administration has pursued with the Iranian regime.