The F-35 team is working across government and industry for greater affordability. Lockheed Martin is committed to sustaining the aircraft at a cost similar to that of legacy aircraft and has significantly lowered our share of cost per flight hour over the last five years.
Zeroed in on Affordability
Investing in Improvements
"The key to keeping the cost down in an air fleet is getting the numbers up. There is a strong correlation between the size of the fleet and the cost of the fleet. In my view, we should get the cost down and keep the procurement at a rate that makes sense."
- The Honorable Frank Kendall III, Secretary of the Air Force Nominee