Lovitt Technologies Wins Order for High Technology Work on F-35 Lightning II Valued at $2.94M USD

Melbourne, Australia // June 21, 2013

Lovitt Technologies Australia (LTA) was notified by Lockheed Martin that they were awarded a contract for work on the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter with an estimated value of $2.945M USD for the delivery of titanium keels.

LTA participated in a global competition, winning this order for more than 300 parts, guaranteeing high technology work at the company’s Montmorency, Victoria facility over the next three years.  The titanium longeron keels form part of the linkage between two structural bulkheads in the aft portion of the inner wing assembly and provide structural integrity of the aircraft wings.

“We are pleased that our offer was selected for this work on the F-35.  Being a key supplier on the most high-profile defence program in the history of the world, gives our company the opportunity to showcase Lovitt Technologies’ capabilities as a provider of high-tech, precision engineering to the aerospace and defence sectors,” said Marcus Ramsay, Managing Director, Lovitt Technologies Australia.  “We pride ourselves on having the flexibility and resourcefulness to address our customers’ unique requirements in order to deliver maximum value on the F-35 program.”