Lockheed Martin Lands $42 Million Contract to Operate Israeli Air Force F-35 Training Center
As part of the agreement, the company will recruit around twenty-five new employees from the country’s southern region
The Israeli Ministry of Defense has awarded American aerospace manufacturer Lockheed Martin with a NIS 150 million (approximately $42 million) contract to operate its F-35 training center, the Ministry announced Tuesday. Lockheed Martin will be responsible for the Air Force’s training center for the next decade, the Ministry said.
Per the agreement, Lockheed Martin will recruit around 25 new employees from the country’s southern region. The training center, which is home to the full mission simulator (FMS) at Israel’s Nevatim air base, is located southeast of Be'er Sheva.
F-35. Photo: IDF Spokesperson Unit