Thursday, October 30, 2014

Contract: Lockheed, $411.1M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $411,111,649 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0031) for the repair and replenishment of government-owned F-35 fighter assets, including spare parts for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and international partners. In addition, this modification provides for sustainment analysis and training related efforts. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Warton, U.K. (20 percent); Orlando, Fla. (10 percent); Nashua, N.H. (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2015. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force); fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force); fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force); and international partner funds in the amount of $159,958,125 are being obligated at time of award, $55,569,144 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (17 percent); the U.S. Marine Corps (27 percent); the U.S. Air Force (49 percent); and the international partners (7 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contract activity. (Source: DoD, 10/30/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.