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Martin-Baker delivers 500th F-35 Ejection Seat

Posted 25 March 2019 · Add Comment

Martin-Baker has now supplied 500 US16E Ejection Seats to Lockheed Martin for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

Above: Air Marshal Peter Ruddock CB CBE (right), CEO, Lockheed Martin UK - himself a Hunter Mk2H ejectee in 1977 - commemorated this significant milestone with Andrew Martin, Martin-Baker VP Business Development.

The completion of these seats has been spread across three production lines: to Fort Worth, to Leonardo Cameri and to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagoya.

The completion of these seats has been spread across three production lines: to Fort Worth, to Leonardo Cameri and to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagoya.

Martin-Baker has designed and manufactured ejection and crashworthy seats for nearly 70 years. A family-run business, it has helped save over 7,500 lives during this time and has received 11 Queen’s Awards. The company currently has over 17,000 seats in service.



 

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