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PREMIUM: Lockheed Martin confirms Texan storm caused F-35 production closure

24th February 2021 - 13:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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The main F-35 production line was forced to close for a day to ensure employee safety, as Lockheed Martin continues to wait for the US DoD to approve full-rate production for the aircraft.

Lockheed Martin has revealed it closed F-35 production facilities in Fort Worth, Texas on 17 February, citing employee safety.

The decision was taken after Storm Uri caused power outages across Texas and covered roads in black ice. 

‘At this time we do not expect this one-time event to have ...

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