Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Contract: UTC, $105.5M
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $105,492,976 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract N00019-13-C-0016. This modification exercises an option for sustainment efforts and operations and maintenance services in support of Low Rate Initial Production Lot VIII F135 propulsion systems, including hardware and training course materials and equipment. The engines are used in Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters. Work will be performed in Hartford (55 percent); Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. (12 percent); Oklahoma City, Okla. (7 percent); Palmdale, Calif. (5 percent); and various locations throughout the continental United States (21 percent); work is expected to be completed in December 2015. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Marine Corps (49 percent); the U.S. Air Force (33 percent); the U.S. Navy (10 percent); and the international partners (8 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 11/25/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.