Lockheed Martin wins $712 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Trade visitors are seen walking over a road crossing covered with Lockheed Martin branding at Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Britain, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) has been awarded a $712 million U.S. defense contract for the development of advanced hardware in support of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Tim Ahmann

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