Monday, December 21, 2015

Contract: Lockheed, $84.4M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $84,434,012 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded Lot 9 F-35 advance acquisition contract (N00019-14-C-0002) for the procurement of production non-recurring items. These items include special tooling and special test equipment items that are critical to meeting current and future production rates for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy , U.S. Marine Corps; and non-U.S. DoD participants. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla. (98 percent) and Fort Worth (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018. This modification combines purchase for the Air Force (46.42 percent); Navy (23.21 percent); Marine Corps (23.21 percent); and non-U.S. DoD participants (7.16 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 12/21/15) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.