13 Jul IAI Delivers 10th F-35 Fighter Outer Wing Shipset to Lockheed Martin
July 13, 2016 — Lockheed Martin and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) marked the delivery of the 10th F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Outer Wing ship-set by IAI to Lockheed Martin at a ceremony at the Farnborough International Air Show. Attending the ceremony were senior executives from both companies.
To date, IAI has manufactured and delivered 10 outer wing sets to Lockheed Martin and plans to deliver a total of 18 sets by the end of 2016. IAI is scheduled to produce a total of 811 sets of F-35A wings by 2034, with a potential value of over $2 billion.
IAI is committed to extending its tradition of quality in producing the Outer Wing Assembly component for the next generation of Israeli fighter aircraft that will protect and serve its nation and people – the F-35 ADIR.
On June 22, 2016, the Israeli Air Force received the first F-35A Adir for Israel at a ceremony at the Fort Worth, Texas, F-35 factory.