Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $118.9M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $118,875,655 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0004) for the repair and replenishment of government-owned F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft assets. These JSF aircraft assets include spare parts on JSF jets, training devices, support equipment and Autonomic Logistics Information System equipment. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Fla. (10 percent); Nashua, N.H. (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2014. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (43.7 percent), U.S. Marine Corps (36.8 percent), the U.S. Navy (13.3 percent); and the governments of the United Kingdom (4.9 percent); the Netherlands (1.3 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 03/18/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.