Saturday, July 15, 2017

Contract: Lockheed, $9.2M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $9,222,000 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0001) for additional long-lead material and parts in support of the low-rate initial production Lots 12, 13, and 14 F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the government of the Netherlands. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (30 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Warton, UK (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 2019. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/14/17) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.