Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Contract: Lockheed, $7.8M
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $7,808,741 for modification P00004 to a previously issued order issued against basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This modification provides for support for first of class flying trials and release of the military permit to fly for F-35B Lightning aircraft in support of the government of the United Kingdom. Work will be performed in Salmesbury, United Kingdom (52 percent); Fort Worth (44 percent); Greenville, N.C. (2 percent); Orlando, Fla. (1 percent); and Patuxent River, Md. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2020. International partner funds in the amount of $7,808,741 will be obligated against this modification at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. An additional $5,783,000 is being obligated against previously awarded definitized contract for a total of $13,591,741. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/31/18) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.