Thursday, May 12, 2016
Contact: Lockheed, $31.1M
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $31,100,000 fixed-price, incentive (firm target) modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-16-C-0033). This modification provides for long lead time materials, parts, components and effort required to maintain the planned production schedule for eight F-35A low-rate initial production Lot 12 F-35A air vehicles for The Netherlands. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (55 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (15 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (10 percent); Orlando, Fla. (5 percent); Nashua, N.H. (5 percent); Baltimore, Md. (5 percent); and Cameri, Italy (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2021. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 05/12/16) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.