Lockheed Awarded Millions to Make Own F-22 Raptor Jet Safer

The same major defense contractor that is being sued by the wife of a dead Air Force pilot for allegedly making "defective" F-22 fighter jets has been awarded nearly $20 million from the U.S. government to install an automatic emergency backup system on the troubled plane -- a system that the pilot's family says would've saved his life in the first place. The Air Force announced late Tuesday that F-22 manufacturer Lockheed Martin won a $19 million contract to replace the manual oxygen backup...Full Story
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