Lockheed gets $474.2 mln F-22 fighter contract

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Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $474.2 million US Air Force contract for four more F-22 fighter aircraft and related work as production heads toward an end, the Defense Department said.
Under the fiscal 2010 defense authorization act signed into law Wednesday by President Barack Obama, the United States is capping production at 187 of the premier US fighter aircraft.