Friday, April 28, 2017
Contract: Lockheed, $1.37B
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $1,377,002,000 advance acquisition contract for long-lead time materials, parts, components, and effort for 130 low-rate initial production Lot 12 F-35 aircraft for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants, and foreign military sales customers. In addition this contract provides long-lead time materials, parts, components, and effort for 110 Lot 13 and 14 F-35 aircraft for the non-U.S. DoD participants and foreign military sales customers. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Fla. (10 percent); Nashua, N.H. (5 percent); Nagoya, Japan (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018. This order combines purchases for the Air Force (23 percent); Marine Corps (9 percent); Navy (3 percent); non-U.S. DoD participant (38 percent), and foreign military sales customers (27 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-17-C-0001). (Source: DoD, 04/28/17) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.