Alenia signs a contract for the production of components for the F-35 JSF programme

Alenia signs a contract for the production of components for the F-35 JSF programme

Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a USD 141 million contract by
Lockheed Martin for the production of components and for the assembly of the first complete wing for the F-35 JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) programme.

 

Alenia Aermacchi will provide components for the JSF central fuselage, wing and wing box. The
components will be produced at Alenia Aermacchi’s plants in Foggia and Nola, as well as at its newly
opened plant in Cameri, Italy. The contract also includes non-recurring activities of up to USD 60
million for production tools.

 

Alenia Aermacchi manages the second wing production line of the JSF programme. The other
production line is managed by Lockheed Martin.

Rome 02/05/2013