Monday, September 7, 2015
Contract: UTC, $249.8M
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $249,830,014 undefinitized modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive, firm-target contract (N00019-14-C-0004) to procure low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 9 propulsion system initial spares for the global spares pool to include initial spare engines, initial spare modules, and initial spare parts required in support of the LRIP Lot 9 F-135 propulsions systems for the F-35 aircraft for the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, international partners, and foreign military sales customers. Work will be performed in East Hartford, (93 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (6 percent); and Bristol, UK (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in July 2018. This contract combines purchases for the Air Force (49 percent); Navy (23 percent); international partners (25 percent); and foreign military sales (3 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/04/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.