Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $110.5M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $110,515,999 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020) for the procurement and installation of 281 retrofit modification kits to incorporate into designated aircraft and supporting subsystems that are critical to meeting F-35 requirements. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (45 percent); Ogden, Utah (20 percent); Cherry Point, N.C. (20 percent); Yuma, Ariz. (5 percent); Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (5 percent); and Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018. Fiscal 2013, 2014, and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force) funds, fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds (Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force), and Joint Strike Fighter partner funds in the amount of $55,976,500 are being obligated on this award, $759,000 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 10/22/14)