Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Contract: Lockheed, $76M
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $75,980,553 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0004) for the procurement of 252 helmet mounted display systems in support of the F-35 aircraft for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the governments of Japan and Israel. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (44 percent); U.S. Air Force (38 percent); international partners (13 percent); and the governments of Japan (3 percent) and Israel (2 percent). Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in July 2017. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 06/24/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the F-35 training center.