The US Air Forces awarded Lockheed Martin a $900 million contract to provide sustainment support for F-16 aircraft.
The US Air Forces signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide sustainment support for F-16 aircraft. Accordingly, the contract value is estimated over a total of 10 years and includes depot-level maintenance activities, predefined programmatic works and aircraft modification.
As the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s original equipment manufacturer, Lockheed Martin has a unique position to provide the most comprehensive knowledge of the aircraft and special sustainment solutions to optimize the F-16 fleet for greater capability, readiness and performance.
Works on the contract will be at the company’s site in Greenville, South Carolina, which is equipped and ready to support F-16 operations for years to come. Lockheed Martin’s team of F-16 experts are on-site and prepared to meet the service’s most challenging problems. The team, partnering between Production and Sustainment operations, gives full life cycle coverage for the F-16.
The F-16 Figting Falcon offers advanced interoperable capabilities that enhance partnerships with allies around the world. It has proved effective for decades and continues to remain the best value among 4th generation jets for its capabilities and affordable lifecycle costs. A total of 4,588 F-16s have been produced until today and are currently operated by 25 countries.