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Pentagon awards Lockheed $2.4 billion contract for F-35 spare parts

Lockheed Martin's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin <LMT.N> has been awarded a $2.4 billion contract for spare parts for F-35 joint strike fighters purchased by the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps as well as foreign militaries, the Pentagon said on Friday.

(Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Chris Reese)