Thursday, August 22, 2013

Contract: Lockheed, $34.5M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $34,500,000 undefinitized modification to the previously awarded Low Rate Initial Production Lot 6 Advance Acquisition contract for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. This modification provides for the procurement of Autonomic Logistics Information System equipment, training devices and sustainment and logistics support for non-recurring engineering activities for the government of Italy. Work will be performed in Texas, California, Florida, New Hampshire, Maryland, and the United Kingdom and is expected to be completed in October 2018. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/22/13) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.