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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: May 2018

Company: Lockheed Martin
 
F-35 production batches (LRIP and LRP)
 
    Ordered     Delivered     On Order  
Prod. Lot. F-35A F-35B F-35C Total F-35A F-35B F-35C Total F-35A F-35B F-35C Total
LRIP 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
LRIP 2 6 6 0 12 6 6 0 12 0 0 0 0
LRIP 3 8 9 0 17 8 9 0 17 0 0 0 0
LRIP 4 11 17 4 32 11 17 4 32 0 0 0 0
LRIP 5 22 3 7 32 22 3 7 32 0 0 0 0
LRIP 6 23 6 7 36 23 6 7 36 0 0 0 0
LRIP 7 24 7 4 35 24 7 4 35 0 0 0 0
LRIP 8 29 10 4 43 29 10 4 43 0 0 0 0
LRIP 9 42 13 2 57 42 13 2 57 0 0 0 0
LRIP 10 77 13 2 92 10 2 0 12 67 11 2 80
LRIP 11* 105 25 10 140 0 0 0 0 105 25 10 140
                         
Total 347 109 40 496 175 73 28 276 172 36 12 220
 
Comment(s):

The above report only shows contracted LRIP / FRP production batches. Information related to future LRIP / FPR batches will be provided below. These are based on available information provided by the nations (MoDs, Air Force, Navy).

The F-35 contracts LRIP / FRP (Low Rate Initial Production / Full Rate Production) are announced by the US DoD and purchased by the US Navy for all nations (operators). Contracts are awarded by batch and once a year and based on the US fiscal year system. F-35As receive a serial (registration number) assigned by their country as well as an USAF serial number. The RAF / RN F-35Bs recieve their UK serial as well as a US Navy / Marine Corps bureau number (BuNo).

Currently contracted are LRIP 1 - 10: 358 aircraft.
* A block buy starting from LRIP 11 / 12 is being negotiated.
 
LRIP 1 - 5
 
Country Type LRIP 1 LRIP 2 LRIP 3 LRIP 4 LRIP 5 Total
Netherlands F-35A 0 0 1 1 0 2
United Kingdom F-35B 0 0 2 1 0 3
United States F-35A 2 6 7 10 22 47
  F-35B 0 6 7 16 3 32
  F-35C 0 0 0 4 7 11
Total   2 12 17 32 32 95
F-35A 2 6 8 11 22 49
F-35B 0 6 9 17 3 35
F-35C 0 0 0 4 7 11
             
Total 2 12 17 32 32 95
 
LRIP 6 - 10
 
Country Type LRIP 6 LRIP 7 LRIP 8 LRIP 9 LRIP 10 Total
Australia F-35A 2 0 0 0 8 10
Israel F-35A 0 0 2 7 6 15
Italy F-35A 3 3 2 1 0 9
  F-35B 0 0 0 1 0 1
Japan F-35A 0 0 4 2 4 10
Norway F-35A 0 2 2 6 6 16
South Korea F-35A 0 0 0 0 6 6
Turkey F-35A 0 0 0 0 2 2
United Kingdom F-35B 0 1 4 6 3 14
United States F-35A 18 19 19 26 44 126
  F-35B 6 6 6 6 9 33
  F-35C 7 4 4 2 2 19
Total   36 35 43 57 90 261
F-35A 23 24 29 42 76 194
F-35B 6 7 10 13 12 48
F-35C 7 4 4 2 2 19
             
Total 36 35 43 57 90 261
 
LRIP 11
 
Country Type LRIP 11
Australia F-35A 8
Israel F-35A 10
Italy F-35A 1
Japan F-35A 6
Netherlands F-35A 8
Norway F-35A 6
South Korea F-35A 6
Turkey F-35A 4
United Kingdom F-35B 1
United States F-35A 56
  F-35B 24
  F-35C 10
Total   140
F-35A 105
F-35B 25
F-35C 10
   
Total 140

For Israel and South Korea the numbers need to be confirmed.
 
LRIP / FRP 12 - 14
 
Country Type LRIP 12 LRIP 13 LRIP 14 Total
Australia F-35A 15 15 15 45
Denmark F-35A 2 4 8 14
Israel F-35A       0
Italy F-35A 2 2 4 8
  F-35B 1 3 5 9
Japan F-35A       0
Netherlands F-35A 8 8 8 24
Norway F-35A 6 6 6 18
South Korea F-35A       0
Turkey F-35A 8 8 8 24
United Kingdom F-35B 3 6 8 17
United States F-35A 44 48 48 140
  F-35B 20 20 20 60
  F-35C 6 12   18
Undislosed F-35A 12 12 18 42
Undislosed F-35A 6 6   12
Undislosed F-35A 6 6   12
Undislosed F-35A     6 6
           
Total   139 156 154 449

Naval Air Systems Command:

Based on approval of Class Justification and approval (CJ&A) LRIP 12 through 14 will see 449 purchased.

Notes:

The numbers for the United States can different depending on Congress authorization and appropriation!!

Undisclosed the ordering countries are whiped out of the document. These relate to Israel (most likely to order the most aircraft in the three production lots), Japan (on April 22, 2016 a contract was awarded to Lockheed Martin to maintain the planned production schedule for six F-35A LRIP 12 F-35As) and South Korea.

LRIP 12 contract actions will commence in on or about October 2017 and end on or about December 2020.
LRIP 12 aircraft deliveries will run from January through December 2020.

LRIP 13 contract actions will commence in on or about October 2018 and end on or about December 2021.
LRIP 13 aircraft deliveries will run from January through December 2021.

LRIP 14 contract actions will commence in on or about October 2019 and end on or about December 2022.
LRIP 14 aircraft deliveries will run from January through December 2022.


LRIP / FRP 13-14:

On March 13, 2018 the long lead funding contract was awarded for LRIP 13 and LRIP 14. Only the total number of F-35s was disclosed. LRIP 13 contains funding for the USAF, USN, USMC, partner nations and FMS participants. LRIP 14 was ordered for partner and FMS countries only.

Based on other information the long lead funding by country might look to be as reported above. Undisclosed relate to Israel, Japan and South Korea.
 
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