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Lockheed Martin awarded $7 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $7 billion modification to a contract providing for 114 F-35 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Navy, and the governments of Norway, Australia and Italy, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Sandra Maler)