Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Contract: Lockheed, $28.8M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $28,842,000 not-to-exceed, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This delivery order provides for air vehicle retrofit modifications associated with the F-35A fuel tank overpressure engineering change proposal in support of the Air Force, and the governments of Australia, Italy, the Netherlands, and Norway. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (62 percent); Ogden, Utah (28 percent); and Palmdale, Calif. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2017. This contract combines purchases of the Air Force (93.11 percent); and the governments of Netherlands (5.67 percent); Italy (0.70 percent); Norway (0.35 percent) and Australia (0.17 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 01/12/16) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.