Lockheed Martin (LMT +0.7%) could receive U.S. military orders for up to 60 F- 35 jets whose...

|About: Lockheed Martin (LMT)|By:, SA News Editor

Lockheed Martin (LMT +0.7%) could receive U.S. military orders for up to 60 F- 35 jets whose price tag could reach a as high as $9B. The number could rise to as many as 71 if orders from other nations are included. The deal is targeted to be signed as early as June, after months of tense and oftentimes confrontational wrangling over the program's costs.