Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Contract: Lockheed Martin, $20M
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $20,103,000 advance acquisition contract to provide long lead-time parts, material and components required for the delivery of two Low Rate Initial Production Lot VII F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Takeoff and Landing aircraft for the government of Norway. Work will be performed in Texas, California, the United Kingdom, Florida, New Hampshire and Maryland. Work is expected to be completed in June 2013. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 06/20/12) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.