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Lockheed Martin awarded US Air Force F-16 Depot Sustainment Program


The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $900 million contract to provide sustainment support and depot-overflow services for F-16 aircraft.

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Lockheed Martin awarded US Air Force F 16 Depot Sustainment Program To date, a total of 4,588 F-16s have been produced and are currently operated by 25 countries (Picture source: Lockheed Martin)


The contract value is estimated over a total of 10 years and includes depot-level maintenance activities, predefined programmatic work, aircraft modification and unplanned drop-in maintenance. As the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s original equipment manufacturer, Lockheed Martin is uniquely positioned to provide the most comprehensive knowledge of the aircraft and tailored sustainment solutions to optimize the F-16 fleet for greater capability, readiness and performance.

Work on this contract will be performed 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, partnering between Production and Sustainment operations, giving full life cycle coverage for the F-16.