Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Contract: Lockheed, $8.2M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $8,225,563 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-12-C-0004) for the procurement and delivery of electronic components to support low-rate initial production Lot VII F-35 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and international partners. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in March 2016. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Air Force); fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps and Navy) and international partner funds in the amount of $8,225,563 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire this fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (59.4 percent); the U.S. Navy (18.7 percent); U.S. Marine Corps (12.5 percent); and international partners (9.4 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 03/04/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.