Thursday, August 18, 2016

Contract: UTC, $17.4M

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded $17,382,523 for modification P00009 to a previously awarded, cost-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract N00019-14-C-0004 for additional long lead items in support of the F-35 low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot XI procurement. This modification provides for delivery of long-lead items for the LRIP Lot XI effort for the Navy/Marine Corps, Air Force, international partners, and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. The long-lead items include group hardware supporting 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force; group hardware supporting 14 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps; group hardware supporting four F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Navy; and group hardware supporting 51 F135-PW-100 and three F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for international partners and foreign military sales. This modification also provides for procurement of afloat support packages/deployment spares packages for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in East Hartford (67 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (26.5 percent); and Bristol, United Kingdom (6.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2018. This contract combines purchases for the Navy/Marine Corps (87.8 percent); Air Force (2.3 percent); international partners (9.5 percent); and FMS customers (0.40 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/18/16)