November 7, 2012
Northrop Grumman signs agreement with Danish composite manufacturer for F-35 Lightning II program
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) has entered a long-term agreement (LTA) with the advanced composites manufacturer Terma A/S in Denmark to manufacture component parts for the international F-35 Lightning II program. The LTA, which has a potential value of more than $97m upon completion of all follow-on options, was signed on Sept. 20th and further emphasizes the company’s commitment to supporting F-35 Lightning II partner countries. The LTA covers production of 34 unique F-35 Lightning II composite components, including door, panel, skin assembly and straps through 2019. The LTA further strengthens the partnership between Northrop Grumman and Terma A/S, which began in 2006.