Thursday, October 9, 2014
Contract: Lockheed, $30.9M
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $30,927,881 modification to the previously awarded F-35 Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification provides for non-recurring efforts associated with the procurement of two full mission simulators in support of Israel's F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing Air System for pilot training. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla. (70 percent), and Fort Worth (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $30,927,881 will be obligated at time of award, none 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, 10/09/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.