Friday, May 19, 2017
Contract: Lockheed, $137.8M
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $137,834,819 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-14-C-0002) to provide additional funding for affordability-based cost reduction initiatives in support of low-rate initial production Lot 9 F-35 fighter. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Warton, U.K. (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 2020. This modification combines purchases for the Air Force (80 percent); Marine Corps (16.4 percent); and the Navy (3.6 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 05/19/17) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.