Thursday, February 11, 2016

Contract: Lockheed, $47M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded not-to-exceed $47,000,000 for undefinitized delivery order 0026 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This order provides for non-recurring effort and integration tasks required to operate a hardware-in-the-loop laboratory used to build, modify, verify and validate, and distribute mission data file sets for the F-35. This contract will deliver modification kits to upgrade the RC West Block 3i Verification Validation Station to the Block 3F, 3F+, and 3F Digital Channelized Receiver/Technique Generator and Tuner Insertion Program configurations, and provide engineering support during the installation and integration of the modification kits, verification and validation test venue support in support of the F-35A aircraft for the governments of Japan and Israel, under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (53 percent); Orlando, Fla. (25 percent); Nashua, N.H. (18 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (2 percent); and San Diego, Calif. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2021. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 02/11/16) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base is home of the F-35 integrated training center.