Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Contract: Lockheed, $718.3M
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $718,299,821 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0031) for non-air vehicle spares, support equipment, Autonomic Logistics Information System hardware and software upgrades, supply chain management, full mission simulators and non-recurring engineering services in support of low-rate initial production Lot 8 F-35 aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, international partner, and foreign military sales customers. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla. (70 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (17 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (7 percent); Owego, N.Y. (4 percent); Greenville, S.C. (1 percent); and Samlesbury, U.K. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2020. This contract combines purchases for the Air Force (12 percent); Navy (5 percent); Marine Corps (16 percent); international partners (39 percent); and FMS customers (28 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.. is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/14/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center and F-35 reprogramming lab.