Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $54.6M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $54,574,234 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0004) for production non-recurring technical assistance in support of the F-35 Lot VII effort for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and international partner governments. Services to be provided includes manufacturing technology transfer and planning tasks required to ensure a manufacturing base with sufficient technical knowledge to support F-35 production requirements. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (38 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (24 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (16.5 percent); San Diego, Calif. (14 percent); Orlando, Fla. (3.4 percent); Nashua, N.H. (2.3 percent); Palmdale, Calif. (1.2 percent); Marietta, Ga. (.3 percent) Amityville, N.Y. (.2 percent); and Laval, Canada (.1 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2015. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (4 percent); the U.S. Air Force (38.7 percent); and F-35 international partner governments (21.3 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/16/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the F-35 training center.