Friday, October 30, 2015

Contract: Lockheed, $64.5M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $64,500,000 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract (N00019-15-C-0003) for long lead materials and efforts associated with the production of the low-rate initial production 11 Japanese F-35A air systems for the government of Japan under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in February 2016. 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.