TAI Delivers First Center Fuselage to Northrop Grumman under JSF/F-35 Program

Issue 49

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI), a subcontractor to Northrop Grumman, delivered its first F-35 Lightning II center fuselage to Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin at a ceremony held at TAI’s facilities in Ankara, Turkey.

Many high level authorities among whom were the Turkish Deputy Minister of National Defence Mr. Hasan Kemal Yardımcı, US Ambassador to Turkey HE Francis J. Ricciardone, representatives from the Turkish Armed Forces, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman participated in the ceremony.