Friday, October 24, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $33.4M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $33,402,219 undefinitized contract action (P00559) to previously awarded contract FA8611-08-C-2897 for AIM-9X Configurable Rail Launcher (CRL) modification to the F-22. Contractor will provide upgrade to 220 AIM-9 CRLs with AIM-9X capability. Work will be performed at Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2017. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $5,783,310 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 10/24/14) Gulf Coast note: F-22 pilots are trained at Tyndall Air Force Base, which is also home of an operational F-22 squadron.