Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Contract: UTC, $11.5M
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded an $11,473,337 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-13-C-0016) for annualized sustainment, procuring operations and maintenance services for Low Rate Initial Production VIII F-135 propulsion systems for F-35 aircraft. This effort will include supply chain management, inventory optimization, flight service representatives at operational sites, oversight and planning of training activities, and aircraft retrofit activities. Work will be performed at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (6 percent), and various locations within the continental United States (94 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (52 percent), the U.S. Navy (46 percent), and international partners (2 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 11/26/14) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.