Friday, October 30, 2015

Contract: Lockheed, $120.6M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $120,555,991 modification to the previously awarded low-rate initial production Lot IX F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter advance acquisition contract (N00019-14-C-0002) to procure the non-recurring engineering effort necessary to develop build-to-print packages by variant (F-35A, F-35B, F-35C), to provide Group A and Group A enabler provisions to support future Band 2/5 capabilities of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in June 2018. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 10/30/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.