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Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)