Delivery

    • New contracts to speed up delivery of F-16 to Bulgaria

      New contracts to speed up delivery of F-16 to Bulgaria

      The fact that Morocco and another Asian country bid for the latest generation F-16 Block 70 to renovate their combat air force will speed up the implementation of the plans to start the manufacture of new jet fighters for Bulgaria and the delivery of the first aircraft to be in end-2022, Lockheed Martin reported quoting James Robinson, International Business Development Senior Manager for F-16 at the manufacturing company.

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    • Bulgaria to get F-16 Block 70 in 2023

      Bulgaria to get F-16 Block 70 in 2023

      The new fighter planes F-16 Block 70 may be delivered to the Bulgarian Air Force in 2023. The first aircraft of this modern modification is expected to be assembled in the new Lockheed Martin facility the year before that. The plant, which is located in Greenville, South Carolina, is close to becoming operational, with the production lines undergoing testing at this point in time.

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    • Airbus met 2018 delivery target prior to final audit

      Airbus met 2018 delivery target prior to final audit

      Airbus operationally hit its main industrial target of 800 aircraft deliveries in 2018 after record handovers in December, according to people close to the matter. The final number is subject to ongoing auditing checks, with raw delivery data standing on the 800 threshold, but Airbus is said to be optimistic that the company has averted its first ever missed delivery goal.

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