Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Contract: Lockheed Martin, $7.5M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $7,516,372 modification to the previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target F-35 Low Rate Initial Production IV Sustainment contract. This modification provides for the procurement of 1,198 active matrix liquid crystal displays, a diminishing manufacturing source part, for all low rate initial production variants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in May 2012. This contract combines purchases for the Air Force (29.8 percent); the Marine Corps (14.4 percent); the Navy (12.1 percent); and the Cooperative Program Participant (43.7 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/30/12) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 training center.