Package Said To Be Worth An Estimated $1.5 Billion
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified the U.S. Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to France of 16 MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.5 billion.
Airplane To Be Assembled In Italy, Increasing International Participation
The center fuselage for Italy's first F-35 Lightning II has been delivered to the newly commissioned Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility at Italy's Cameri Air Base July 12. This on-time delivery to Lockheed Martin enables the first assembly of an F-35 aircraft at the FACO facility and increases international participation on the F-35 program.