REFILE-Lockheed Martin hits 2019 F-35 delivery target of 131 jets

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Dec 30 (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp said on Monday it has reached its 2019 target to deliver 131 F-35 fighter jets to the United States and its allies, as the defense contractor built 47% more jets this year.

The world’s largest defense contractor said that in 2020 it aims to deliver 141 F-35s. (Reporting by Rachit Vats in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni)

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