F-35 Retrofit Cost Estimates Come Down

By Amy Butler abutler@aviationweek.com
Source: AWIN First

LRIP 1 (2 U.S. aircraft): September 2012 - $25 million; May 2013 - $15 million

LRIP 2 (12 U.S. aircraft): September 2012 - $25.8 million; May 2013 - $ 16.7 million

LRIP 3 (14 U.S., 3 foreign aircraft): September 2012 - $22.9 million; May 2013 - $15.7

LRIP 4 (30 U.S., 2 foreign aircraft): September 2012 - $ 19.3 million; May 2013 - $14.7 million

LRIP 5 (32 U.S. aircraft): September 2012 - $14.1 million; May 2013 - $10 million

LRIP 6 (31 U.S., 5 foreign aircraft): September 2012 - $11.3 million; May 2013 - $7.4 million

LRIP 7 (29 U.S., 6 foreign aircraft): September 2012 - $7.9 million; May 2013 - $7.4 million

LRIP 8 (29 U.S., 16 foreign aircraft) September 2012 - $4.1 million; May 2013 - $2.8 million


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