Feb 16 The cost of Lockheed Martin Corp's
stealthy F-35 fighter jet could shrink to $80 million in
future purchases according to the Department of Defense's head
of the program.
The jet, which most recently cost about $94.5 million for
the F-35 "A" model, is the most expensive Department of Defense
Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan, Program Executive Officer,
F-35 Joint Program Office was speaking to the U.S House of
Representatives at a Capitol Hill hearing on military services'
5th generation tactical aircraft challenges and F-35 joint
strike fighter program.
(Reporting by Mike Stone; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)