Finmeccanica: Alenia Aermacchi signs USD 141 million contract

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 19:22