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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: June 2018

Company: Lockheed Martin
 
F-35 contracted 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 14 2 0 16 63 11 2 76
LRIP 11 105 25 10 140 0 0 0 0 105 25 10 140
                         
Total 349 109 40 498 181 73 28 282 168 36 12 216
 
Comment(s):

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).
 
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 1 10
  F-35B 0 0 0 1 1 2
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 92 263
F-35A 23 24 29 42 77 195
F-35B 6 7 10 13 13 49
F-35C 7 4 4 2 2 19
             
Total 36 35 43 57 92 263
 
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
 
Comments:

LRIP 11:

The total contract for LRIP should cover 141 aircraft including 22 F-35A sold through FMS for Israel, Japan and South Korea. Originally 26 aircraft were planned for these countries. Most likely more aircraft are contracted by the USA.

United States:

LRIP 11 is divided into the regular annual F-35 order with FY 17 funds awarded and a contract modification for aircraft added by the U.S. serviced in fiscal year 2016 budget deliberations and by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.

LRIP 11 F-35A F-35B F-35C Total
         
FY 17 28 6 4 38
FY 16 3 6 4 13
         
Total 31 12 8 51
 
LRIP 12 - 15
 
Comments:

LRIP 12 is expected to be the first multi buy F-35 contract. Details which were already published.

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.

Netherlands:

On May 12, 2016 a contract was awarded to Lockheed Martin to maintain the planned production schedule for eight F-35A LRIP 12 F-35As.

The US DoD awarded long lead funding contracts for LRIP 12 without stating the details per country. LRIP 12 covers 130 aircraft but the CJ&A (see below) covers 139 F-35s.

LRIP 13 and 14:

The US DoD awarded long lead funding contracts for LRIP 13 and 14 without stating the details per country. LRIP 13/14 covers 110 aircraft. The CJ&A (see below) covers more F-35s purchases.

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

Country Type LRIP 12 LRIP 13 LRIP 14 Total Comment  
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 Israel?  
Undislosed F-35A 6 6   12 Japan?  
Undislosed F-35A 6 6   12 South Korea?
Undislosed F-35A     6 6 Japan or South Korea?
               
Total   139 156 154 449

Notes:

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

Undisclosed the ordering countries are whiped out. See comment the countries are assummed. Israel is most likely to order the most F-35s in the three LRIPs. Japan and South Korea are most likely the other countries with unknown who will order the six aircraft in LRIP 14.

LRIP 12 contract actions will commence in the 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 the 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 the on or about October 2019 and end on or about December 2022.
LRIP 14 aircraft deliveries will run from January through December 2022.
 
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