Friday, May 31, 2019

Contract: UTC, $3.2B

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is awarded $3,239,028,961 for not-to-exceed undefinitized contract modification P00006 to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-18-C-1021) for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems. This modification provides for the production and delivery of 56 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force; 10 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Navy; 24 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps; 125 F135-PW-100 and 18 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. 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 January 2022. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy); and FMS funds in the amount of $793,133,424 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Air Force ($619,293,241; 19 percent); Marine Corps ($627,306,799; 19 percent); Navy ($117,569,123; 4 percent); non-DoD participants ($1,234,417,345; 38 percent); and FMS customers ($640,442,453; 20 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 05/31/19) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center.